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Senator Byron Dorgan

It's Time To Try a Different Strategy with Cuba

Sen. Byron Dorgan | Posted 01.05.2015 | World
Sen. Byron Dorgan

A 50-year policy that restricted the freedom of the American people in travel and trade, hurt the poor people in Cuba, and gave the Cuban government an excuse to blame their failed economy on the embargo....it has been the trifecta of foreign-policy bad judgment!

Miles to Go Before the PMC Industry Rests

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

When reading about private military contractors there are two pieces of supposed conventional wisdom to keep in mind. The first, which is especially ...

Republicans Ignore Facts and Their Own Record as Democrats Strengthen Economy, Work to Create More Jobs

Sen. Byron Dorgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Byron Dorgan

President Clinton passed onto President Bush a unified federal budget with a $236 billion surplus. President Bush, on the other hand, handed President Obama a $1.3 trillion deficit.

Dorgan Signals That He'll Add To The Hold On Bernanke

Firedoglake | David Dayen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last night, Byron Dorgan gave his first interview since announcing his retirement, and in that appearance with Ed Schultz, he made two policy vows. Fi...

Byron Dorgan Constituents Mount Last-Ditch Campaign: Don't Retire!

The Plum Line | Greg Sargent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A liberal group is mounting a last-ditch campaign to get Byron Dorgan to reconsider his retirement plans and remain in the Senate -- and the group's ...

Left, Right & Center: Obama's approval ratings, countering terror, and are the Dems doomed?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

If banks aren't lending, what's a citizen to do? Arianna advocates moving money into community banks. Tony says the big banks aren't lending because they're being more cautious and trying to build capital.

My Financial Plan

Sen. Byron Dorgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Byron Dorgan

Ten years ago, our country made the fateful decision to repeal Glass-Steagall. I predicted then what is happening now in the economy. But unfortunately, only seven other Senators stood with me.

Could Dividends Help North Dakota Say "Yes" to a Carbon Cap?

Mike Sandler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Sandler

I don't blame Dorgan and Pomeroy for being sceptical of the "postage stamp" strategy. Their state will face major costs, and the strategy puts supporters at risk in the 2010 or 2012 elections.

Lawmaker Squashes Treasury Plan To Hire Stress-Reducing Humorists

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The chairman of the Senate Democratic Policy Committee quashed an effort by the Treasury Department to hire a cartoonist after the link to the job ad ...