EH? PLUS Nolan to honor vets
U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan will be visiting the Hoyt Lakes VFW Post 8144 on Saturday.
To mark the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, which propelled the United States into World War II, Nolan ... Posted on 12/3/13 at 11:00 PM
STAFF BLOG OIL PATCH DISPATCH Democrats plan pipeline field hearing
STANLEY, N.D. The North Dakota Democratic House and Senate Caucuses will hold a field hearing this month to seek answers to questions about oil pipelines.
The recent Tesoro pipeline spill near Tioga ... Posted on 11/8/13 at 5:53 PM
THE NEW FORTY Mr. Booker goes to Washington!
Many of you may not recognize the name Cory Booker. Cory Booker is the Mayor of Newark and newest Senator-elect out of New Jersey. Cory is the type of politician we could use an awful lot more of in t... Posted on 10/20/13 at 9:54 PM
THE PERIPHERY Problems With Democracy
Once again, allow me introduce to you the newest contributor to The Periphery. This writer comes from a long ways away, and because of that, has a unique angle on the controversies and happenings of o... Posted on 8/15/13 at 7:19 AM
THE WEST WING Weekly Memo 5-17-13
Each Weekly Memo to the City Council and the agenda packet is also provided on the City Council web page.
There are two labor agreements on next weeks Council agenda. Tha... Posted on 5/20/13 at 1:08 PM
Leaders of the House and Senate agriculture committees appear to be making progress on merging the House and Senate farm bills into a conference report even though House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said that Congress may need to pass a one-month extension of the 2008 farm bill to make sure milk prices don’t rise.
A handshake between U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuba's Raul Castro stole the show at South Africa's memorial for Nelson Mandela on Tuesday, a resonant tribute to a man who brought old enemies together and straddled ideological divides and eras.
A compromise defense bill proposed on Monday by U.S. lawmakers would boost spending on missile defense by $358 million to $9.5 billion, mandating an additional homeland defense radar and increasing funding for U.S.-Israeli cooperative efforts.
Dressed in dark slacks and a light blue shirt and tie, Lenny Hayes looked every bit his adult self on Monday in the Ramkota Hotel ballroom. But as he leaned into the microphone and began to speak, he became the scared, helpless 6-year-old boy in the corner being groped and traumatized by sexual abuse.
Kylie Oversen will travel to Washington this week for a White House holiday reception. That much is known to the Grand Forks state legislator, but what exactly the reception will entail and why she was invited remain a bit unclear.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said the Iranian nuclear deal would be dead if the U.S. Congress imposes new sanctions, even if they do not take effect for six months, Time Magazine said on Monday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday pressed world powers to take a hard line with Iran in negotiations for a final nuclear deal, urging them to demand that Tehran abandon all uranium enrichment, halt its ballistic missile program and end a "genocidal" anti-Israel policy.
Matt Spetalnick and Allyn Fisher-Ilan
, December 08, 2013
A senior Democrat said on Sunday he hoped an emerging deal on the U.S. budget would include an extension of unemployment benefits but added that his party would not necessarily walk away from an agreement that left it out.
Caren Bohan and Aruna Viswanatha
, December 08, 2013
While a comprehensive farm bill is being hashed out in a U.S. House and Senate conference committee, some in North Dakota are worried that a new conservation requirement could diminish a finished product.
The Democratic and Republican leaders of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee urged China on Thursday not to implement an air defense zone over disputed islands in the East China Sea, saying in a letter that Beijing's recent activities threatened "vital national interests of the United States."
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