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Emma Steger, Chair of the District 45 Dem. Non-Partisan League, protests the planned reversal of net neutrality Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, in front of Congressman Kevin Cramer’s office in Fargo. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Shocker: 94 Percent of FCC Feedback on Net Neutrality Changes Was Bots

Shocker: 94 Percent of FCC Feedback on Net Neutrality Changes Was Bots

“Among the nearly 22 million public comments about net neutrality filed with the Federal Communications Commission in recent months, only 6% of them were unique comments,” USA Today reports, citing a study by the Pew Research Center. If you’ve spent any time at all on the internet in recent weeks you’ve no doubt seen somebody,

Tammy Miller, Border States Electric CEO Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Border States Electric CEO Says She Won’t Be Challenging Senator Heitkamp This Cycle

Tammy Miller, CEO of Border States Electric, had been considering seeking the NDGOP nomination for the United States Senate. If she’d won that nomination it would have pitted her against Democratic incumbent Heidi Heitkamp. But this morning Miller told me she has decided not to run. “Earlier this year, I was approached to consider a

Rep. Kevin Cramer answers questions from the Grand Forks Herald editorial board. (Joshua Komer/Grand Forks Herald)

Audio: Congressman Kevin Cramer Says He’s Open to Leaving Marijuana Legalization up to the States

North Dakotans are taking steps toward legalizing marijuana. Last year voters overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure legalizing medical marijuana. After some tweaking by lawmakers earlier this year, state officials are in the process of implementing it. Now another ballot measure submitted to the Secretary of State this week would remove the criminalization of marijuana from

Judge Roy Moore poses for a portrait after a "Faith and Family Rally" in Florence Alabama at Shoals Christian School on Sept. 17, 2017. Photo by Nathan Morgan for The Washington Post

Republicans Must Turn Their Backs on Roy Moore

Late last month I published a print column headlined, “The GOP tent shouldn’t be big enough for a cretin like Roy Moore.” The basis for that conclusion was Moore’s long history of bigotry toward Muslims and hatred toward homosexuals. Not to mention his contempt for the equal application of religious liberties. But despite these things

North Dakota Representative Kevin Cramer speaks Sunday, April 3, 2016, at the ND GOP Convention at Scheels Arena in Fargo of his choice to endorse Donald Trump for president. Rick Abbott / The Forum

Rep. Kevin Cramer: “I Would Prefer the President Be Effective With His Agenda”

North Dakota Congressman Kevin Cramer is not impressed with the President feuding with members of Congress. Specifically, members of the U.S. Senate. This week Senator Jeff Flake, a Republican from Arizona, announced that he won’t be seeking re-election saying he doesn’t see a place for a conservative like him in the Republican party in the

Hay and logs burn next to a pickup full of flammable materials as a last effort by Dakota Access Pipeline protesters to keep law enforcement at bay as protesters left the Morton County Road 134 bridge Thursday afternoon, Oct. 27, 2016, near Cannon Ball, N.D. Photo by Mike Nowatzki / Forum News Service

Congressman Cramer Signs Letter Urging Department of Justice to Address Environmental Extremism

Those of us who live in North Dakota got an object lesson in the realities of the sort of political extremism which has metastasized under the umbrella of environmental activism. We saw zealots flock to the south central part of our state to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline, and while some of the protesters were

Aaron and Cindy Krauter at their farm outside Regent. Grady McGregor, Forum News Service

North Dakota’s Democrats Might Actually Have an Interesting Candidate Not Named Heidi Heitkamp

During most recent election years North Dakota’s Democrats have offered up to voters a menu of utterly uninspiring candidates. A sort of coalition of the coerced. People with no chance of winning pushed into campaigns to spare the state party the embarrassment of unfilled races. When former state Rep. Ben Hanson, fresh off of losing

Congressional candidate Ben Hanson (Grady McGregor / Forum News Service)

Democratic House Candidate Raises Paltry $36,000 in First Quarter

North Dakota’s Democrats would like us to believe that there’s a lot of enthusiasm in the state for unseating incumbent Republican Congressman Kevin Cramer in the upcoming 2018 election cycle. But judging by the financials for Ben Hanson, the only challenger to Cramer to announce so far, that just isn’t the case. Hanson announced his

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