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New Obama adviser will not work on Keystone XL
The White House says a new senior adviser to President Barack Obama will recuse himself from deliberations on the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Keystone Backers Alarmed by John Podesta's Move to White House
Sen. John Hoeven , R-N.D., an outspoken advocate of the Keystone XL pipeline, isn't thrilled to hear that prominent Democratic strategist John Podesta has formally joined President Obama's inner circle at the White House.
A member of a search team on Tuesday found a couple and four young members of their families who had been missing in the frigid mountains of northern Nevada since Sunday, authorities said.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
GOP Sen. Graham latest to sign up for Obamacare, refuse subsidy
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham has decided to sign up for federal health care coverage in the South Carolina exchange, rather than through the Washington, D.C., exchange where he would qualify for a federal subsidy offered to both lawmakers and congressional aides.
ND tax accord nets $40M monthly for tribe, state
A tax agreement that standardized the rules and spurred oil drilling on an American Indian reservation in North Dakota is bringing in more than $40 million monthly for the state and tribal members, up from zero five years ago, state Tax Department records show.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Congress likely to authorize Red River diversion project, though funding still an issue
Congress is poised to finally allow a Red River diversion project to go ahead. Now all it will have to do is pay for it.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
North Dakota Sen. Hoeven touts benefits of Keystone XL
U.S. Sen. John Hoeven , R-N.D., said getting the Keystone XL oil pipeline built from Canada would provide a long-term source of national energy security.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
The Miami Herald
Crystal leader expects 'price crisis' to continue
American Crystal Sugar Co. CEO David Berg speaks at a news conference before delivering his address to shareholders at the group's annual meeting in Fargo, N.D., Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013.
Yellen Confirmation Vote May Come Next Week
The U.S. Senate will vote as soon as next week and no later than this month to confirm Janet Yellen as chairman of the Federal Reserve, a Senate Democratic aide said today.
Las Cruces Sun-News
Congress' next big fight: Food stamps
The Christmas tree in front of the US Capitol. Congress has a big deadline over the holidays to pass a farm bill.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Minot Daily News
Devils Lake VA clinic on track to open next spring
U.S. Sen. John Hoeven says a new Veterans Affairs clinic in Devils Lake is on track to open in the spring.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Washington Post
Unlike members of Congress, President Obama is not obligated to sign up for a plan his signature health-care law .
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Washington Post
Farm bill talks continue with deadline approaching
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 5, 2013.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Heitkamp Balances National Democrats, ND Opinion
Democrat Heidi Heitkamp spent much of her 2012 Senate campaign trying to distinguish herself from national figures in her party like President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Mail backed up in North Dakota oil boom town
Mail delivery to some customers in the northwestern North Dakota oil boom town of Williston has been disrupted after four carriers quit at the beginning of the Christmas rush, the U.S. Postal Service says.
Stock & Bond Transactions Reported By Wealthy Members of Congress
Members of Congress continue to report their personal financial transaction in periodic disclosure reports as required by the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
New Hampshire Public Radio -
Sen. Hoeven: Senate Rule Change Is 'Power Grab'
Sen. John Hoeven voted against the so-called "nuclear option" that would make it harder for the minority party to block some presidential nominations.
Cybercast News Service
Gingrich: 'Even More Power and More Control' for ObamaCNS
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., center, with Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., and Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin of Ill., at far right, defends the Senate Democrats' vote to weaken filibusters and make it harder for Republicans to block confirmation of the president's nominees for judges and other top posts, Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, ... (more)
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Farm bill talks stumble
Farm bill talks stumbled Thursday and House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas said it would be "very challenging" now for him to meet the Republican leadership's schedule of having a final agreement back on the House floor by Dec. 13. The Oklahoma Republican had been pressing hard for some framework of a deal before the Thanksgiving ... (more)
Electric Energy Online
Electric Co-ops Welcome Water Heater Legislation
The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association applauded U.S. Sens. John Hoeven , Mark Pryor , Saxby Chambliss , Amy Klobuchar and Roy Blunt for introducing bipartisan legislation to resolve a water heater efficiency standard that will impact electric cooperatives and their members across the country.