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Senate Energy Committee Advances Bill To Force Keystone XL Approval

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved a bill on Wednesday that would force approval of the controversial Keystone X...

Kate Sheppard

Senators Seek To Force Approval Of Keystone XL Pipeline

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Senate supporters of the Keystone XL pipeline say they think they have enough votes to pass a bill that would force the approval of th...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Is Your Commute Long? Imagine If You Were A Senator From Alaska

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When then-Rep. Darlene Hooley announced her retirement in 2008, the decision came as a surprise. The Oregon Democrat had been expected t...

Senators Push Bipartisan Bill To Delay Huge Flood Insurance Hikes

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of lawmakers Tuesday unveiled legislation that would delay for about four years several changes t...

Republicans, White House Meet To Discuss 'Big' Reform

The National Journal | Chris Frates | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

At least a dozen Republican senators are regularly meeting with President Obama’s top aides in an attempt to plot a way forward on the looming fisca...

GOP's Small Government Fetish

Salon | Alex Pareene | Posted 07.05.2013 | Politics

The delicate immigration reform negotiations in the Senate were supposed to pass a bill that allowed undocumented immigrants to earn American citizens...

Lucia Graves

Keystone XL Absent From White House Budget

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.10.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The White House budget released Wednesday highlighted President Barack Obama's all-of-the-above energy strategy, yet conspicuously absen...

Lucia Graves

Senate Passes Symbolic Amendment Approving Keystone XL Pipeline

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.22.2013 | Green

In a big symbolic victory for proponents of the Keystone XL pipeline, the Senate on Friday approved a measure introduced by Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.) ...

Fracking Operations Run Roughshod over Pennsylvania Homeowners

Frances Beinecke | Posted 11.26.2012 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Lawmakers may sit in Harrisburg or Washington and say there is no need for environmental standards, but people living next door to leaking wastewater pits and polluting wells know better.

John Celock

Dueling Ads Unveiled In North Dakota Governor Race

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics

It is dueling campaign styles as the first ads hit the North Dakota governor's race, with the Republican incumbent touting his record and the Democrat...

Michael McAuliff

Lieberman, McCain Suspicious Of Obama's Open Mic Remark

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hawkish independent Sen. Joe Lieberman added his voice on Wednesday to criticism of President Barack Obama's open mic gaffe promising Ru...

Clean Air and Public Safety Triumph Over Keystone XL and Dirty Energy in the Senate

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.09.2012 | Green
Frances Beinecke

In a major victory for public health and the environment, the Senate defeated three dirty amendments on Thursday.

Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline Won't Ease Gas Prices; Senate Must Reject It

Frances Beinecke | Posted 05.07.2012 | Green
Frances Beinecke

Pipeline supporters and their allies in Congress are trying to capitalize on rising gas prices by claiming the pipeline would lower prices at the pump. That is patently false.

ND Senator Pushes Pipeline As Country's 'Largest Shovel-Ready Project'

AP | By DIRK LAMMERS | Posted 01.14.2012 | Green

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- A proposed pipeline to carry oil from Canada to Texas Gulf Coast refineries is the "largest shovel-ready project in the country" ...

John Celock

Political Races Take Shape In Economic Boom State

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple (R) announced Tuesday that he would seek a full term in the governor's office in the 2012 election. Dalrymple succ...

How North Dakota Lost Its Clout in Congress

Al Eisele | Posted 08.31.2011 | Politics
Al Eisele

For the last two decades, no state wielded more political influence per capita in the nation's capital than North Dakota, thanks to the three veteran Democrats who made up its entire congressional delegation.

"Missed by a Hair"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Always a bridesmaid, never a bride: It's the story of my life. But the hairiest part of the story is that I am the only bridesmaid I know with a musta...

Orlando-area Firefighter is Mustached American Of Year

Dr. Abraham Froman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Abraham Froman

After garnering 22 percent of more than 500,000 online votes, Brian Sheets, a firefighter from Orlando, FL, who founded a mustache-based charity, was ...

ND-Sen: 72% Hoeven (R), 25% Potter (D) (Rasmussen 10/20)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/20/10; 500 likely voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Automated phone Rasmussen release North Dakota 2010 Senate 72% Hoeven (R), 25% Pot...

Finalists Announced for Coveted "Goulet" Awards

Dr. Abraham Froman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Abraham Froman

The American Mustache Institute (AMI) has announced the 19 finalists and opened voting for the "Robert Goulet Memorial Mustached American of the Year,...

North Dakota Passes Troubling New Abortion Laws

RH Reality Check | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Yesterday, North Dakota Gov. John Hoeven signed two anti-abortion bills into law. The first, House Bill 1371, requires doctors to show an ultrasound t...

2008 North Dakota Gubernatorial General Election:
Hoeven (R-i) vs. Mathern (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ND-Gov: Hoeven vs Mathern