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Rick Berg North Dakota

Oil Plays Key Role In Swing Senate Race

AP | DALE WETZEL | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics

MANNING, N.D. -- Shirley Meyer grew up on a ranch north of Dickinson, N.D., and has represented her rural district in the state House for a decade. Bu...

Judge Blocks Controversial Election Day Ban

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

A federal judge blocked North Dakota on Wednesday from enforcing its century-old ban on all Election Day campaigning, a law that critics have called u...

GOP Candidate Accused Of Misusing Private Plane

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.25.2012 | Politics

State Democrats are accusing the campaign of Rep. Rick Berg, the Republican candidate for North Dakota's U.S. Senate seat, of not properly paying for ...

John Celock

Catholic Bishop Urges Not Voting For 'Likable Candidate'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON - The Roman Catholic bishop of Bismarck, N.D., David Kagan, is being accused by a Democratic state senator of urging parishioners how to vo...

Michael McAuliff

GOP: ACORN'D In North Dakota

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If Republicans had an acronym for their aggressive voter outreach in North Dakota's oil fields, it could be ACORN'D: Association of Cons...

John Celock

Group Targets 'Unconstitutional' Law

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

A conservative group that helped lead the legal battle that would eventually allow for the creation of super PACs is now working to overturn North Dak...

Amanda Terkel

DSCC Revises Ad After GOP Complains About Accuracy

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has slightly revised one of its ads criticizing Rep. Rick Berg (R-N.D.), a candidate for Se...

Chris Christie Criticizes Brother Of Democratic Senate Candidate

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.07.2012 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) is under attack from North Dakota Democrats after criticizing talk show host Joel Heitkamp, the brother of Democrat...

GOP Senate Candidate Criticizes Romney Comments

The Huffington Post | Daniel Lippman | Posted 09.21.2012 | Politics

A GOP Senate candidate in a solidly red state is distancing himself from Mitt Romney's controversial comments that "47 percent" of the American public...

Dem Candidate's Energy View Clashes With Major Donors

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

Former North Dakota Attorney General Heidi Heitkamp (D) is running for the U.S. Senate by touting her independence, as seen in her latest ad, which hi...

Dem Says She 'Stood Up To' Obama

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics

The Democratic nominee for North Dakota's U.S. Senate seat, Heidi Heitkamp, is saying in a new ad that she "stood up to" President Barack Obama. H...

Dems Challenge GOP Mapping Skills

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.08.2012 | Politics

North Dakota Democrats are criticizing the state's Republican Congressman Rick Berg over claims he supported expanding Highway 2 from two lanes to fou...

Senate Candidate Takes To Want Ads

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.31.2012 | Politics

The Democratic nominee in North Dakota's competitive U.S. Senate race is taking to the want ads. Democrat Heidi Heitkamp is criticizing Republican ...

GOP Hopeful Called Out Over Ad On Youtube

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.01.2012 | Politics

The Republican nominee for North Dakota's open Senate seat is being attacked by commenters on YouTube -- including a comparison to the 2004 Lindsay Lo...

Poll Puts North Dakota Democrat In Lead

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.28.2012 | Politics

A new poll commissioned by the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party gives Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Heidi Heitkamp a 6-point lead over her Republica...

Dem Candidate Touts Independence

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.19.2012 | Politics

The Democratic nominee for North Dakota's open U.S. Senate seat is touting her record of standing up to former President Bill Clinton's administration...

Wealthy Candidate Attacked For Raising Pay

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics

Democrats are spinning North Dakota Republican U.S. Senate nominee Rick Berg's catch phrase against him, saying his vote to raise his own pay as a sta...

DSCC Goes Big In Unexpected Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is reserving $1.2 million in television airtime in North Dakota, with hopes of pushing Heidi Heitkamp to ...

Dem Claims Record With Health Care Ad

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.22.2012 | Politics

The Democratic U.S. Senate nominee in North Dakota announced Friday that her new web ad denouncing political attacks has set a viewership record for t...

GOP Lawmaker Criticized For Neglecting State's Interests

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.19.2012 | Politics

The race for North Dakota's open U.S. Senate seat continued to gain national prominence Tuesday as the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee releas...

GOP Lawmaker Attacked For Voting To 'Preserve Government Waste'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

The newly minted Republican nominee for North Dakota's open U.S. Senate seat is facing criticism by his Democratic opponent for voting against cutting...

John Celock

North Dakota Voters Reject Religious Freedom Law

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 06.13.2012 | Politics

North Dakota voters rejected proposals to institute religious freedom law and repeal all property taxes during Tuesday's primary election. The def...

Heidi Heitkamp Turns 'North Dakota Way' Against Rival

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.11.2012 | Politics

Heidi Heitkamp, North Dakota's Democratic Senate candidate, is turning her opponent's "North Dakota Way" catch phrase against him with a new website t...

Poll Places North Dakota Dem In Lead

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 06.08.2012 | Politics

A new poll conducted for a television station in North Dakota's Red River Valley shows Democrat Heidi Heitkamp with a one-point lead in the race for t...

Amanda Terkel

Female Democratic Senate Candidate Called 'Heidi Ho' In Attack Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A North Dakota Republican businessman is so committed to making sure Democrat Heidi Heitkamp doesn't make it to the U.S. Senate that he ...