STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Election Notebook: Voter ID amendment takes spotlight
Debate about a proposed constitutional amendment requiring Minnesota voters to show photographic identification intensified Wednesday.
Among the disputes, the two sides of the question appearing on t... Posted on 10/24/12 at 5:42 PM
SUNDOG: MARKETING + TECHNOLOGY The RNC, Invisible Obama and Eastwooding
I have absolutely no desire to get into a political discussion on this blog, but Clint Eastwoods speech at the Republican National Convention just needs to be commented on. Not only was it a funny and... Posted on 9/12/12 at 3:14 PM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Emineth will not seek RNC post
Former North Dakota Republican Party Chairman Gary Emineth has sent out an e-mail announcing he will not seek the party's national chairman post.
Here is the e-mail:
Sent this out to members of the ... Posted on 11/17/10 at 8:32 PM
Scott Brown was a little-known Republican state senator who shocked Massachusetts Democrats three years ago by winning a U.S. Senate seat in a special election that became a national rallying cry for the nascent tea party movement.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is raising millions of dollars from New York's elite Sunday, as Democrats push for him to explain offshore bank accounts and release several years of tax returns.
Republicans were quick to rally behind challenger Kevin Cramer after his win Tuesday in the GOP primary for North Dakota’s U.S. House race. But North Dakota Democrats claim the Republican display of unity was attempting to mask the “blatantly obvious” divide within the party. Kevin Cramer did not seek the GOP endorsement this spring, which was won by Brian Kalk.
Republican legislative leaders are intervening in a lawsuit to try to keep a proposed photo ID requirement for voters on November's ballot. Senate Majority Leader David Senjem and House Speaker Kurt Zellers said Friday that opponents want to keep the measure off the ballot. The leaders will convene a legislative commission next Thursday to adopt a resolution on the lawsuit.
Participants take on federal spending, taxes, health care law Six North Dakota U.S. House candidates declared their support for spending cuts, dumping the new federal health care law and overhauling the income tax during a debate Friday sponsored by a group of conservative organizations.
So who is Newt Gingrich anyway? Is he the big thinking rhetorical bomb-thrower who led Republicans to power in the House of Representatives in 1994 for the first time in four decades, only to have his troops rebel against him four years later?
Surging in opinion polls, a confident Newt Gingrich declared Monday he plans to challenge Barack Obama in every state next year, and he began running a gauzy TV ad — his first — to push toward the Republican nomination to take on the president. But, illustrating how far he has to go, Gingrich also found himself defending the state of his campaign and his own comments about poor children.
The scope of the nation's problems requires citizens to take more responsibility for the country's direction, Republican presidential hopeful Newt Gingrich said today, adding the alternative would be the nation's demise
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