THE DULLUM FILE Interviewing Earl
Thanks to Congressman Earl Pomeroy for joining us on WDAZ News @5 yesterday. It was his first broadcast interview since the election. Actually, I was surprised that he agreed to do the interview Wedn... Posted on 11/6/10 at 7:12 AM
A familiar political figure showed up for the start of North Dakota's legislative session, this time in a different role. Earl Pomeroy says he was on hand because of "client interest" and was talking to lawmakers about updating a 1993 law on public and private partnerships for infrastructure.
Notable alumni and graduating students honored at Saturday afternoon commencement UND’s 123rd annual spring commencement ceremony on Saturday gave the university a chance to honor the achievements of nearly 1,000 graduating students while also recognizing its notable alumni, including former Rep. Earl Pomeroy and former student body president Adam Baker.
Former Congressman Earl Pomeroy is receiving an honorary Doctor of Letters from UND Saturday, joining the likes of legendary National Basketball Association coach Phil Jackson and President John F. Kennedy. So how does one go about getting an honorary degree at UND?
The long-serving “Team North Dakota” — the state’s three Democratic members of Congress who served together since 1992 — is a team no more after Sen. Byron Dorgan’s retirement and Rep. Earl Pomeroy’s Election Day defeat last year.
BISMARCK, N.D. — On the bluffs overlooking the Missouri River loom two trophies won by North Dakota's congressional muscle — a four-lane bridge honoring the nation's veterans and a gleaming college energy center.
But now all the members of the longtime Democratic team that landed these and many other expensive projects have left Congress or will do so soon.
Are you ready for another Election Day contest between Rick Berg and Earl Pomeroy? How about a race between former Democratic Attorney General Heidi Heitkamp and Republican Public Service Commissioner Brian Kalk? Those were among the dozens of possible U.S. Senate campaign lineups suggested Tuesday, as North Dakota’s politicians and political junkies reacted to the news that Sen. Kent Conrad won’t seek re-election next year.
After conceding defeat to Republican Rick Berg more than two months ago in the U.S. House race, the veteran North Dakota Democrat faced a brave, new world — one he said won’t include more bids for elected office.
“I really dreaded the lame-duck session,” former Rep. Earl Pomeroy said last week. “I felt like the election’s over; this is done. But the lame-duck session, first of all, was productive, and secondly, was a chance to say goodbye to the people that I’d worked with for the last 18 years.”
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