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
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.
Leaders of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives Armed Services committees have agreed on a slimmed-down defense authorization bill and want the House to vote on the measure before it leaves on its year-end holiday recess at the end of this week, Senator Carl Levin 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."
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, visiting China as a dispute over a new Chinese air defense zone rattles nerves around the region, said on Wednesday that relations between Washington and Beijing had to be based on trust.
Ben Blanchard and Michael Martina
, December 04, 2013
Young Americans are unhappy with virtually every major thing President Barack Obama has done since he was re-elected, but they would still vote for him today, according to the results of a Harvard University survey released on Wednesday.
In an act of amazing public service, I have not written a column in three months. In the course of that time, I’ve stepped back from politics, a bit, and thought about other things. That naturally raises the question: How much emotional and psychic space should politics take up in a normal healthy brain?
Looking to bolster his support after a rocky couple of months, President Barack Obama will speak out on income inequality and economic mobility, issues likely to resonate with his core supporters, in a speech on Wednesday.
The second-ranking Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday he would not support a stop-gap funding measure aimed at avoiding a January government shutdown that keeps automatic spending cuts in place.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple is forming a task force to study permanent property tax reform in North Dakota. Dalrymple will announce the details of the task force, including its makeup and goals, during a press conference at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Capitol, according to a news release from the governor’s office.
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