Commentary: Heidi Heitkamp’s allies say Kevin Cramer 'sold out North Dakota' by supporting policy reforms Heitkamp also voted for

Over the weekend my colleague John Hageman wrote an article about the third party attack ads which are flooding North Dakota's Senate race now, something which will be the case until November.

Over the weekend my colleague John Hageman wrote an article about the third party attack ads which are flooding North Dakota’s Senate race now, something which will be the case until November.

Supposedly these ads are run by committees independent of the candidates, though in practice there isn’t always a whole lot of independence. Case in point, the Heitkamp campaign routinely signals thetalking points and even video footage she’d like groups like the Democrat-aligned Senate Majority PAC to use.

Anyway, this week North Dakotans will be treated (if that’s the right word for it) to an ad from the Senate Majority PAC which accuses Congressman Kevin Cramer of having “sold out North Dakota” for supporting legislation ending country of origin labeling (or COOL).

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