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Republican expresses interest to party leaders
BISMARCK – State Sen. Tony Grindberg of Fargo has expressed interest in running for the U.S. Senate, adding his name to what will likely become a long list after Kent Conrad announced he is retiring.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Wednesday ratified an arms control treaty with Russia that reins in the nuclear weapons that could plunge the world into doomsday, giving President Barack Obama a major foreign policy win in Congress’ waning hours.
BISMARCK – North Dakota Sen.-elect John Hoeven doesn’t support a ban on federal spending earmarks, an issue that will come to a head next week when GOP senators and their newly elected colleagues vote on a proposal to prohibit them.
Dale Wetzel, Associated Press
, November 13, 2010
BISMARCK – North Dakota’s newly elected members of Congress have started putting together office staffs and exploring committee assignments, although U.S. Sen.-elect John Hoeven already has assurances he’ll land spots on two key Senate panels.
WASHINGTON – The nomination for North Dakota U.S. attorney hopeful Timothy Purdon is on the Senate’s executive calendar, and Sen. Byron Dorgan said he hopes the Senate will vote to confirm Purdon before the August recess.
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