North Dakota votes 'no' on ending property tax
June 13th, 2012
07:33 AM ET
2 years ago

North Dakota votes 'no' on ending property tax

New York (CNNMoney) - Voters in North Dakota, where the economy is swelling with money from the oil boom, have voted against abolishing property taxes in the state.

More than 76% voted "no" in Tuesday's initiative to get rid of the property tax, according to returns from the North Dakota Secretary of State.

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Filed under: North Dakota • Taxes
Jobs, energy dominate weekly addresses
March 10th, 2012
06:00 AM ET
2 years ago

Jobs, energy dominate weekly addresses

(CNN) – Jobs and energy prices dominated weekly addresses by Democrats and Republicans on Saturday, a day after government numbers showed the creation of 227,000 new jobs last month.

Despite the jobs, the unemployment rate remained unchanged, according to the numbers.
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Filed under: 2012 • North Dakota • President Obama • Republicans
BREAKING: Santorum wins North Dakota caucuses, CNN projects
March 6th, 2012
10:11 PM ET
2 years ago

BREAKING: Santorum wins North Dakota caucuses, CNN projects

(CNN) - Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum will win Tuesday's Republican caucuses in North Dakota, CNN projects.

For the latest Super Tuesday developments, follow The Political Ticker's live blog.


Filed under: 2012 • North Dakota • Republicans • Rick Santorum
CNN.com Live: campaigning for Super Tuesday and beyond
March 6th, 2012
11:40 AM ET
2 years ago

CNN.com Live: campaigning for Super Tuesday and beyond

Atlanta (CNN) – Newt Gingrich is looking beyond Super Tuesday as his rivals keep their focus on the biggest day so far in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. At stake, 419 delegates.

Gingrich heads to Alabama early this afternoon for two campaign events before returning to Atlanta for Election Night. The former House speaker is expected to easily win his home state of Georgia, which he has said is crucial to his campaign for the nomination. But Gingrich's decision to campaign in Alabama, which holds a primary next week, is a clear sign the former speaker has no intention of dropping out of the race even if he performs poorly outside of Georgia.

CNN LIVE:Go to CNN.com, and CNN Mobile for the CNN Election Roundtable, a live video chat hosted by Wolf Blitzer and the CNN political team, today at 12 p.m. ET. Then tune in to the CNN Election Center tonight at 7 p.m. ET for live coverage of Super Tuesday, and follow real time results on CNNPolitics.com, on the CNN apps and on the CNN mobile web site. Follow CNN Politics on Facebook and on Twitter at #cnnelections.
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Filed under: 2012 • Alabama • Massachusetts • Mitt Romney • Newt Gingrich • North Dakota • Ohio • Rick Santorum • Ron Paul
February 15th, 2012
03:37 PM ET
2 years ago

Santorum to North Dakota: Terrorists 'will bother you'

(CNN) - Rick Santorum warned a quiet North Dakota audience Wednesday that their state's booming oil industry positioned the region as a prime target for terrorism.

"Folks, you've got energy here. They're going to bother you. They'll bother you, because you are a very key and strategic resource for this country," the Republican presidential candidate said. "No one is safe. No one is safe from asymmetric threats of terrorism."
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Filed under: 2012 • Energy • Iran • North Dakota • Rick Santorum
Dem makes it official in ND Senate race
November 8th, 2011
09:19 AM ET
2 years ago

Dem makes it official in ND Senate race

(CNN) - Democrats in North Dakota welcomed Heidi Heitkamp to the state's open U.S. Senate race following her official announcement Tuesday.

The former state attorney general said she is launching her bid because with a badly broken Washington, the state needs an "independent voice who will go there to stand up for North Dakota."
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Filed under: 2012 • DSCC • North Dakota • NRSC • Senate
Dems see an edge in ND Senate race
November 2nd, 2011
05:11 PM ET
2 years ago

Dems see an edge in ND Senate race

(CNN) – Democrats in charge of electing members of their party to the Senate in 2012 see an opportunity in North Dakota where a Republican is currently favored for the open Senate seat.

Guy Cecil, executive director of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, told CNN the Senate race in the state is "number one" on their list of contests that could become competitive in the next election.
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Filed under: 2012 • DSCC • North Dakota • Senate
Early ads in battle for the next election
January 7th, 2011
10:06 AM ET
3 years ago

Early ads in battle for the next election

Washington (CNN) – The 2012 election may be 22 months away, but the battle for a what may be a vulnerable Democratic-held Senate seat in North Dakota is already heating up.

Commonsense Ten, an independent Democratic aligned organization, tells CNN that its launching radio ads Friday defending the record of Sen. Kent Conrad, who faces what could be a difficult bid for re-election in 2012. Jim Jordan, one of the Democratic operatives who last year founded the group, says they'll spend around $30,000 on the ad buy. The group spent around $4 million in last year's midterm campaign.
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Filed under: 2012 • Kent Conrad • North Dakota
November 2nd, 2010
09:08 PM ET
3 years ago

In North Dakota: CNN projects Republican Sen. win

(CNN) - Republican Gov. John Hoeven has won North Dakota's Senate race, CNN projects, beating out Democrat Tracy Potter for the seat left open by retiring Democratic Sen. Byron Dorgan. Projections are based on CNN analysis of exit poll data.


Filed under: North Dakota • The Latest Calls
March 18th, 2010
07:38 PM ET
4 years ago

Update: Conrad asks for bank carve-out to be removed

Washington (CNN) - Sen. Kent Conrad issued a statement Thursday announcing that he has asked for the removal from the House bill of an exemption for the state-owned Bank of North Dakota that would have allowed the bank to continue making federally backed student loans.

Related: Conrad wins carve-out for North Dakota bank

Related on CNNMoney.com: Student loan reform shares health care fate

(Read Conrad's full statement after the jump)

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Filed under: Health care • Kent Conrad • North Dakota
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