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Port: Becker says decision on Senate run may have to wait, but won’t hinge on Cramer

Rep. Rick Becker, R-Bismarck

We know that state Senator Tom Campbell of Grafton is considering a run for the NDGOP nomination to challenge Democratic U.S. Senate incumbent Heidi Heitkamp (who is absolutely running for re-election despite her silly posturing).

We also know that both Kathy Neset, an oil industry consultant and member of the North Dakota State Board of Higher Education, and Congressman Kevin Cramer are considering runs for the Senate as well.

But what about Bismarck state Rep. Rick Becker? He expressed interest in a Senate run as far back as last cycle’s state NDGOP convention, just after completing a failed campaign for the gubernatorial endorsement at that event, and he’s still considering per our conversation this morning.

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