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The Lightbulb Moment That Led to 'Gridlock'
Solon-turned-author Byron Dorgan told HOH he got the idea for his forthcoming novel "Gridlock" - a geopolitical thriller focused on the sabotaging of the American electrical grid - while perusing a Wall Street Journal "What If?" piece regarding U.S. vulnerabilities.
Wed May 22, 2013
The Heritage Foundation
Energy Efficiency Bill Is a Big Step in the Wrong Direction
Senator Byron Dorgan told Greenwire that an energy efficiency bill that passed through the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee would be a necessary "first step" to more federal efforts to overhaul energy policy.
Thu May 16, 2013
National Public Radio
Swell Of Goodwill For First Medicare Chief Confirmed Since 2004
When the Senate voted Tuesday to make Marilyn Tavenner the official administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, it was the first time the world's greatest deliberative body had approved someone to head the huge health agency since 2004.
Mon May 13, 2013
SD Senate Update
Breathe a sigh of relief, Blue Dog haters: Stephanie Herseth-Sandlin will not run for the South Dakota Senate seat.
Tue May 07, 2013
The Heritage Foundation
Keystone XL and Natural Gas Provide Energy Trade Opportunities
In June 2008, presidential candidate Barack Obama said, "If we continue to let our trade policy be dictated by special interests, then American workers will continue to be undermined, and public support for robust trade will continue to erode." That's exactly what's happening with respect to energy trade.
Lawmakers: Gas exports could undercut US rivals Russia, Iran
Lawmakers who back natural-gas exports are trying to woo skeptical Democrats by arguing the sales would boost American power at the expense of Russia and Iran.
Mon May 06, 2013
Overnight Energy: New Interior chief to face Senate, gas exports in focus, and more
ON TAP TUESDAY: Newly minted Interior Secretary Sally Jewell will face Capitol Hill lawmakers for the first time since she won Senate confirmation in April.
The week ahead: EPA nominee Gina McCarthy faces Senate committee vote
A Senate Committee will vote Thursday on whether to advance President Obama's pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency to the full Senate.
Thu May 02, 2013
Valley News Live
Crowds gather to honor ND's longest serving gov
Friends, family and former and current political figures gathered in Bismarck Thursday to remember William Guy, North Dakota's longest serving governor.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Memorial Service for Former Governor
Loved ones, lawmakers and hundreds of friends in Fargo said goodbye to Former Governor Bill Guy.