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March 2, 2018
FILE PHOTO: Dina Butcher, left, hands North Dakota Secretary of State Al Jaeger a proposed petition for a ballot measure to add anti-corruption policies to the state constitution Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 at the state Capitol in Bismarck. John Hageman / Forum News Service
Commentary: In bizarre move, ethics commission activists file two more versions of their measure with Secretary of State
March 2, 2018 - 10:58am
March 1, 2018
Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-N.D., was called to the podium in Bismarck in May 2016 by presidential candidate Donald Trump, who cited Cramer's energy expertise and early backing in his quest for the Republican Party nomination for president. File photo by Tom Stromme / Bismarck Tribune
Commentary: Poll shows Cramer leading Heitkamp by 5 points in Senate race
March 1, 2018 - 8:08am
February 28, 2018
Ice Hockey - Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics - Women's Gold Medal Final Match - Canada v USA - Gangneung Hockey Centre, Gangneung, South Korea - February 22, 2018 - Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson of the U.S. celebrates with Gigi Marvin of the U.S. as she holds the U.S. flag after their win. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
Commentary: The women’s hockey program at UND died because few were supporting it
February 28, 2018 - 12:06pm
columnist Rob Port
Commentary: What if school shootings aren't actually an epidemic?
February 28, 2018 - 7:19am
February 27, 2018
From left: Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-ND, and Rep. Kevin Cramer, R-ND. (Herald graphic/Sam Easter)
Commentary: Poll: Heitkamp and Cramer neck and neck in Senate race, Campbell leads among Republicans in House race
February 27, 2018 - 9:33am
February 26, 2018
Photo courtesy of the ND Highway Patrol
Commentary: Why North Dakota should legalize pot: Arrests involving marijuana have increased 119 percent since 2009
February 26, 2018 - 9:44am
February 24, 2018
columnist Rob Port
Commentary: Heitkamp's has a perfect opportunity to prove her commitment to bipartisanship
February 24, 2018 - 4:35pm
Dina Butcher delivers a proposed ballot measure creating an ethics commission to Secretary of State Al Jaeger. Pictures center, in the back, is fellow measure organizer Ellen Chaffee. Both are now asking supporters to consider a measure without an ethics commission.
Commentary: Backers of ballot measure to create an ethics commission now maybe don’t want an ethics commission
February 24, 2018 - 9:31am
February 22, 2018
President Donald Trump participates in a discussion that included survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting, at the White House in Washington, Feb. 21, 2018. “We’re going to do something about this horrible situation,” Trump said at the event's outset, adding that his administration would be “very strong on background checks.” (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Commentary: Trump’s call to arm teachers is kind of dumb
February 22, 2018 - 11:12am
February 21, 2018
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, Democrat from North Dakota, addresses a crowd at the F-M Labor Temple in Fargo on Monday, Aug. 15. Robin Huebner / The Forum
Commentary: Heitkamp’s union allies canceled meeting with Cramer on the day he announced Senate campaign
February 21, 2018 - 9:28am
columnist Rob Port
Commentary: This is what happens when Democrats spend too much time listening to themselves
February 21, 2018 - 7:14am
February 20, 2018
North Dakota Republican Chairman Kelly Armstrong speaks during a U.S. Senate campaign rally for N.D. Rep. Kevin Cramer on Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at the Ramada in Bismarck. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Commentary: NDGOP Chair Kelly Armstrong files documents for House campaign with FEC
February 20, 2018 - 2:17pm
February 19, 2018
Protesters demonstrate in the Not One More rally for gun legislation, held at the federal courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Feb. 17, 2018. Since Wednesday, when a gunman killed 14 students and three staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., teenage voices have resonated where those of longtime politicians have largely fallen flat. (Saul Martinez/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Commentary: The argument for gun control is myopic and shallow
February 19, 2018 - 8:47am
February 18, 2018
columnist Rob Port
COMMENTARY: You haven't beaten Heidi Heitkamp yet, Republicans
February 18, 2018 - 9:30am
February 16, 2018
Renè Heredia Nieves, environmental scientist with the North Dakota Department of Health, uses a FLIR camera to inspect a well site north of Killdeer, N.D., on Thursday, May 5, 2016. Photo courtesy of Department of Health
Commentary: Air pollution in North Dakota, an oil and coal state, is down 25 percent over the last 5 years
February 16, 2018 - 10:25am