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GOP boosts expansion of rural broadband
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December 28, 2016
Klobuchar, McCain, Graham warn Russia during trip to area
RIGA, Latvia -- Russia will pay the price for meddling in the American election, a trio of U.S. senators warned Wednesday, Dec. 28, while visiting countries on the country's western border."We have all agreed to be pretty aggressive about an end to this Russian aggression," Sen. Amy...
December 28, 2016 - 9:34pm
December 23, 2016
Capital Chatter: Ludeman back as top Senate administrator
December 23, 2016 - 9:09pm
December 19, 2016
Column: Trump needs to stop celebrating and start healing
WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump needs to heal, not revel. That is, he must work on healing the divided country he is about to lead, not continue to revel in his victory with a round of thank-you rallies. Instead, we see: Trump griping about the political correctness of...
December 19, 2016 - 8:33pm
December 18, 2016
Column: The Trump Cabinet: Bonfire of the agencies
WASHINGTON — Democrats spent the first two decades of the post-Cold War era rather relaxed about Russian provocations and revanchism. President Obama famously mocked Mitt Romney in 2012 for suggesting that Russia was our principal geopolitical adversary. Yet today the Dems are in...
December 18, 2016 - 8:46pm
December 14, 2016
SD GOP electors will vote for Trump on Monday
WASHINGTON — Two months after calling for President-elect Donald Trump to drop out of the race, Gov. Dennis Daugaard will cast his Electoral College ballot for the Republican nominee. Daugaard, S.D. Attorney General Marty Jackley and South Dakota Republican Party Chair Pam Roberts...
December 14, 2016 - 8:39pm
December 13, 2016
As Others See It: Heitkamp's cabinet considerations
North Dakotans should be proud that two of the state’s members of Congress are being considered for Cabinet posts. Midwestern states like to be known for punching above their weight: Iowa, for its outsized influence in presidential campaigns; Minnesota, where innovative governance...
December 13, 2016 - 10:50pm
December 12, 2016
In farewell, John Kline cuts loose — a little — on Donald Trump, Congress and what’s next
ST. PAUL -- Over coffee and a rather hefty breakfast in downtown St. Paul, outgoing U.S. Rep. John Kline on Monday morning let loose — within limits — on Congress, Donald Trump and what will come next. After more than two decades in the Marine Corps and seven terms representing...
December 12, 2016 - 9:09pm
Emmer says voters sent a message, not a Republican, to White House
WASHINGTON -- There was a time when few prominent Minnesotans wanted to be associated with Donald Trump, before he almost became the first Republican presidential candidate to carry Minnesota in 40 years.U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer is an exception in the state where Republicans gave Trump...
December 12, 2016 - 8:47pm
December 8, 2016
Trump's choice of China envoy a positive sign for ties, Xinhua says
BEIJING — U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's pick of Iowa Governor Terry Branstad as ambassador to China sends a positive sign for ties, Chinese state media said, but the envoy will have to live up to earlier statements rejecting confrontation with Beijing. The appointment of Branstad,...
December 8, 2016 - 3:59pm
December 7, 2016
Trump tabs Branstad as top China diplomat
DES MOINES, Iowa — It may seem odd for the governor of a lightly populated agricultural state to be chosen as U.S. ambassador to China, especially amid escalating talk of a trade war with the major U.S. trading partner. But Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad boasts a 30-year relationship...
December 7, 2016 - 9:17pm
Trump picks Iowa Governor Branstad as U.S. ambassador to China: transition official
BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Iowa Governor Terry Branstad as the next U.S. ambassador to China,...
December 7, 2016 - 9:19am
December 4, 2016
Feds won’t grant permission to finish controversial pipeline
WASHINGTON — A long-awaited decision issued Sunday, Dec. 4, denies an easement for the Dakota Access Pipeline, but it does not mean an end for the controversial Bakken oil pipeline. The Department of the Army said it would not approve an easement to allow the 1,172-mile pipeline...
December 4, 2016 - 7:15pm
December 2, 2016
Cramer criticizes Dakota Access protesters, Morton Co. chair urges Heitkamp to discuss with Trump
MANDAN, N.D. – Morton County Commission Chairman Cody Schulz urged Sen. Heidi Heitkamp to discuss the Dakota Access Pipeline during her meeting Friday, Dec. 2, with President-elect Donald Trump. Cody Schulz said he hopes Heitkamp, D-N.D., will make a direct plea to the new administration...
December 2, 2016 - 3:40pm
November 29, 2016
Greater Minnesota struggling economically, data shows worst-hit areas cast ballots for Trump
ST. PAUL -- Minnesotans confused by claims that the state is struggling economically only need to look outside the Twin Cities. And they should look at November's election returns. Koochiching County has one of the highest unemployment rates in Minnesota, at 6.9 percent. In 2012,...
November 29, 2016 - 8:45pm
November 28, 2016
North Dakota electors asked to vote against Trump
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- John Olson’s email inbox has been inundated lately with messages about the election. The details vary, but the overriding message is clear: Don’t vote for Donald Trump on Dec. 19. As one of North Dakota’s three electors, Olson is tasked with representing...
November 28, 2016 - 9:12pm