THE NEW FORTY Senate Bill 2326...don't drink the Kool-Aid!
It is a good thing I don't live in Bismarck. Heaven only knows how much time I would spend at the Capitol frothing at the mouth while trying to convey to legislators the idiocy of some of the things t... Posted on 2/17/13 at 12:22 PM
STAFF BLOG COMPASS POINTS WITH BRAD DOKKEN Sportsmen commend Senate passing of Farm Bill
The version of the Farm Bill passed today by the U.S. Senate is drawing praise from conservation groups.
In a news release, Steve Kline, director of the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnerships C... Posted on 6/21/12 at 2:46 PM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Gulleson delays U.S. Senate race decision; today's flood updates
BISMARCK--Former state Rep. Pam Gulleson, D-Rutland, said today that she will not make an announcement about whether she will seek the seat of retiring Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., until after flooding i... Posted on 6/29/11 at 5:49 PM
The North Dakota Senate will decide the fate of a bill that could protect residents from the surveillance of unmanned aircraft, but some say it will harm the chances for a test site for drones near Grand Forks.
The Minnesota Senate has confirmed three Dayton administration commissioners. The Senate voted Monday to back Edwin Van Petten to lead the Minnesota State Lottery, Susan Haigh as chairwoman of the Metropolitan Council, and Carolyn Parnell as the state's chief information officer.
Former Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Amy Koch on Sunday struck back at top Republicans over her 2011 resignation after an affair with a staff member, accusing them of pledging to give her time to talk to her family and then promptly leaking word of the affair to media.
President Barack Obama violated the Constitution when he bypassed the Senate last year to appoint three members of the National Labor Relations Board, a federal appeals court ruled Friday in a far-reaching decision that could severely limit a chief executive's powers to make recess appointments.
Readers of Washington tea leaves have grown used to drinking their tea, looking into their Capitol souvenir cups and seeing the leaves there heaped in an ugly mess. But Wednesday’s divination would have yielded a much rarer and more encouraging sign: leaves forming the shape of a shoe, a classic symbol for being on the right path.
More than half the Senate on Wednesday urged quick approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, ramping up pressure on President Barack Obama to move ahead with the project just days after he promised in his inaugural address to respond vigorously to the threat of climate change.
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.
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There are any number of Senate votes that capture the career of Sen. Kent Conrad, D-N.D., who’s retiring this week after 26 years in office. But these four are among the highlights.
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