NEW PLATEAUS Election Reflection: Why We Voted the Way We Did
The either/or (Republican or Democrat) aspect of U.S. elections provide voters with the fewest of options. Yet with so many issues to consider, it hardly seems like two is enough.
It also makes it di... Posted on 11/13/12 at 10:42 AM
STAFF BLOG NIE ROCKS! The weight of the election
The weight of the election: an MCT OnePage, from the Chicago Tribune, analyzes the tossup states in the 2012 U.S. presidential election. In the race for the White House, current projections put Presid... Posted on 11/2/12 at 12:06 PM
RED RIVER ORTHODOX: ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY IN THE RED RIVER VALLEY AND NORTH DAKOTA Religious Freedom After Measure 3
Measure 3 was defeated with some ease on Tuesday. As KVLY reported, a significant reason had to do with the $1 million of antagonistic ads from Planned Parenthood. I also think a factor was the (surpr... Posted on 6/14/12 at 9:22 AM
STAFF BLOG THE N.D. CAPITOL AND BEYOND Two more bills signed into law
BISMARCK--Gov. Jack Dalrymple has signed a few more bills into law.
Senate Bill 2071:relating to calling up retired former members of the North Dakota National Guard to state active duty in times of ... Posted on 4/8/11 at 8:47 AM
Minnesota’s Legislature is tough to comprehend. Just ask some freshmen Democratic senators who the other day became confused as green “yes” and red “no” vote lights began flashing on giant tally boards on either side of the Senate chamber when their tax bill vote was being counted.
America's blacks voted at a higher rate than other minority groups in 2012 and by most measures surpassed the white turnout for the first time, reflecting a deeply polarized presidential election in which blacks strongly supported Barack Obama while many whites stayed home.
Dean Johnson’s first job after being re-elected a University of Minnesota regent Wednesday night was rushing to the state House chambers to thank lawmakers who voted for him. The ex-politician knows the importance of maintaining relationships. “I know 90 percent of these folks,” the former state senator said about lawmakers.
The vice president and black leaders commemorating a famous civil rights march on Sunday said efforts to diminish the impact of African-Americans' votes haven't stopped in the years since the 1965 Voting Rights Act added millions to Southern voter rolls.
The Obama administration and civil rights groups are defending a key section of the landmark voting rights law at the Supreme Court by pointing reformed state, county and local governments to an escape hatch from the law's strictest provision.
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