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MIKE JACOBS

What’s not clear is what faction will dominate, what coalitions might form, who will emerge as leadership candidates and who will win.
Tuesday’s results will be a measure of grievance and a test of political organization
To me, establishing a garden plot is a way to claim territory. I have never felt that I belonged in a place until I had staked out a garden patch.
The truth is, I won’t be planting potatoes at all this year. Suezette and I are leaving our place west of Gilby for urban living in Grand Forks.

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There was a sense of chaos that week – but that seems long, long ago.
This is a far cry from the historical tumult of North Dakota politics historically. Each of the 12 decades of the state’s history has had political battles.
The most consequential political news of the week involves North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven. Donald Trump endorsed him for re-election, which could dampen the insurgency backing state Rep. Rick Becker.
Vogel’s book is her retelling of the Coleman case, which challenged the Farmers Home Administration handling of agricultural loans.
The way we label time is absurd. North Dakota is Exhibit A in this argument.
Hoeven wasn’t there, but his surrogate was booed.

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This year’s North Dakota ballot has six elective offices. Five are filled by persons first appointed to the job.
North Dakotans have a special reason to be interested in developments in Ukraine. Many North Dakotans came from there.
The most curious of recent developments is Rick Becker’s sudden decision to take on sitting U.S. Sen. John Hoeven.

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