STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Republicans face problems with optimism
Their party faces a $1.3 million debt, ideological differences and lingering questions about a sex scandal, and Republicans leaving their state convention Saturday both acknowledged the problems and... Posted on 5/20/12 at 7:39 AM
THE VIEW FROM THE EDGE OF TOWN America's Job Problem Solved by Americans
I have been watching most of the republican debates on television.
They make me cry...then laugh...then cry again.
It is quite obvious the wealthy candidates (they all are) on stage look upon most ... Posted on 1/24/12 at 12:09 PM
THE NEW FORTY "FLOTUS"
I received an email the other day from Barack. The subject line read, "FLOTUS" - which caused me to say, "What the hell is that?" I am, after all, in a field that is fairly acronym savvy so I consider... Posted on 1/16/12 at 8:05 AM
THE FLENSBURGER FILES 2012: The Year of Reckoning
If there is a year where judgement day will take place, where our actions of the past will determine our fate in the future and where justice will be served once and for all, this year is it and for ... Posted on 1/4/12 at 7:12 AM
Two Minnesota Republicans failed to make it onto the presidential ticket. Voters rejected efforts to enshrine in the state constitution a gay marriage ban and a requirement for presenting photo IDs at polling places. And Democrats took control of both houses of the Legislature for the first time since 1990 as politics dominated Minnesota's news scene in 2012.
Sara Stevenson spends her working hours surrounded by Republicans, namely the married men who work alongside her in a Denver oil and gas firm company. But after hours and on weekends, she usually spends her time with other single women, and there's not a Republican in sight among the bunch.
The first test is the extension of tax cuts for all Americans making under $250,000. The president has made it very clear he and the Senate are ready to make that happen.
It’s time for House Republicans, including North Dakota’s newly elected Rep. Kevin Cramer, to do the will of the people and pass the legislation.
Having lost the popular vote in five of the last six presidential elections, Republicans plunged Wednesday into an intense period of self-examination, blame-setting and testy debate over whether their party needs serious change or just some minor tweaks.
Forum Communications’ centralized endorsement system is both regrettable and virtually monopolistic. It controls about 60 percent of state’s newspapers.
Plus, endorsing Republicans so overwhlemingly just isn’t good for Grand Forks and surrounding communities.
Republicans staged a remarkably subdued opening to Mitt Romney's national convention Monday in the midst of a turbulent election year, mindful about uncorking a glittery political celebration as Tropical Storm Isaac surged menacingly toward New Orleans and the northern Gulf Coast.
It’s time to do what happened in the 1980’s — clean out the dead wood in the “Tower of Shame,” and for the good of North Dakota and its people, restore a balance of power as well as the checks and balances it brings for good government.
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