Congressman Cramer More Worried About His Job Than Farmers

Congressman Cramer More Worried About His Job Than Farmers

Congressman Cramer More Worried About His Job Than Farmers

Congressman Kevin Cramer – who once suggested North Dakota “can manage” without a Farm Bill – is more worried about his job than North Dakota farmers. In a closed-door meeting with his colleagues, he complained about how the failure to pass the farm bill would jeopardize his career.

According to POLITICO: “Cramer, a first-term lawmaker, read aloud an editorial to his colleagues from a North Dakota newspaper, arguing that failing to pass a farm bill could end his …

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Sen. Heitkamp Statement on Senate Passage of Immigration Reform

Sen. Heitkamp Statement on Senate Passage of Immigration Reform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 27, 2013

Heitkamp Statement on Senate Passage of Immigration Reform

Washington, DC – U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp today released this statement following Senate passage of comprehensive immigration reform. Heitkamp voted in favor of the legislation, which passed with a bipartisan majority, 68-32.

Today, the Senate took a major step forward in reforming our outdated, broken immigration system. The legislation …

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Cramer Continues to Show His True Colors, Puts Politics Ahead of Constituents

Cramer Continues to Show His True Colors, Puts Politics Ahead of Constituents

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 27th, 2013

Contact: Rania Batrice701-595-4241

Kevin Cramer Continues to Show His True Colors, Puts Politics Ahead of Constituents

Bismarck, ND—Following the failure of the Farm Bill in the Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives, reports of angry party-mates have surfaced. While some Republicans have expressed their anger and frustration with the hardship that is being put on the farmers and ranchers in their respective states, lone North Dakota Congressman, Kevin Cramer has expressed his concern with retaining his seat:

“Cramer, a first-term lawmaker, read …

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Sen. Heitkamp Statement on Supreme Court Decisions

Sen. Heitkamp Statement on Supreme Court Decisions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, June 26, 2013

HEITKAMP STATEMENT ON SUPREME COURT DECISIONS

Washington, DC– Today, Senator Heidi Heitkamp released the following statement regarding the Supreme Court’s decisions regarding marriage.

The Supreme Court today ruled that the federal government may no longer discriminate against couples who are legally married in their own state. As the tide continues to shift across the country, these decisions not only reflect the changing mood of the country, they also were based on sound legal reasoning.

As attorney general for North Dakota, I took discrimination …

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Sen. Heitkamp and Colleagues Announce Bill to Help Americans with Costly Student Loan Debt

Sen. Heitkamp and Colleagues Announce Bill to Help Americans with Costly Student Loan Debt

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, June 25, 2013

**VIDEO AND AUDIO OF SENATOR HEITKAMP DISCUSSING LEGISLATION AVAILABLE**

WITH STUDENT LOAN DEBT SURPASSING $1 TRILLION, BROWN, HEITKAMP announce bill to help americans with costly private student loan debt

Senators’ Plan Would Enable Americans with Private Student Loan Debt to Refinance to More Affordable Loans at No Cost to Taxpayers

Last Year, Outstanding Student Loan Debt Reached More Than $1 Trillion And 81 Percent of Undergraduates with High Student Debt Had Private Loans

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Following …

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Sen. Heitkamp Receives ‘Hero of Main Street’ Award from National Retail Foundation

Sen. Heitkamp Receives ‘Hero of Main Street’ Award from National Retail Foundation

NATIONAL RETAIL FOUNDATION NAMES HEITKAMP HERO OF MAIN STREET

Washington, D.C. – In celebration of National Small Business Week, the National Retail Federation (NRF) named U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp a “Hero of Main Street.” Heitkamp, a member of the Small Business Committee, recently led the charge to level the playing field for main street businesses by helping pass the Marketplace Fairness Act in the Senate.

“Today we salute a dedicated group of public servants and advocates for their outstanding support of the …

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National Journal: Coming for Kevin?

National Journal: Coming for Kevin?

http://www.nationaljournal.com/member/hotline/coming-for-kevin-20130621?mrefid=site_search

Coming for Kevin?Democratic poll shows 40% want to reelect CramerJune 21, 2013 | 11:18 a.m.

The North Dakota Democratic Party released a poll (DFM Research (D); May 13-17; 600 2012 voters; +/- 4%) with 40% of respondents saying they want to reelect Rep. Kevin Cramer (R), 21% saying they’d consider voting for someone else, 23% saying they’d vote to replace him, and 16% unsure. (release) Cramer’s remarks have made waves twice in the past few months: In March, he apologized after an advocate for Native American …

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RELEASE: Cramer Gets His Wish, Farm Bill Fails in the House

RELEASE: Cramer Gets His Wish, Farm Bill Fails in the House

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 20th, 2013

Contact: Rania Batrice
701-595-4241

Cramer Gets His Wish, Farm Bill Fails in the House

Bismarck, ND—Dem-NPL Chairman, Bob Valeu released the following statement after the failure of the Farm Bill through the U.S. House of Representatives:

“The farm bill’s failure is unfortunately no surprise. It’s no wonder this vital piece of legislation failed when there are members like Kevin Cramer, who proudly and firmly stated during his campaign that North Dakota doesn’t need a farm bill*, “leading” the charge. When there’s only one Representative …

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Dem-NPL Poll Shows Cramer Vulnerable, ND Wants Balanced Legislature

Dem-NPL Poll Shows Cramer Vulnerable, ND Wants Balanced Legislature

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 20th, 2013

Contact: Rania Batrice
701-595-4241

Dem-NPL Poll Shows Cramer Vulnerable, ND Wants Balanced Legislature

Bismarck, ND—The North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party released results from their most recent poll, conducted by DFM Research in St. Paul, MN. The poll shows that the majority of North Dakotans would not be likely to re-elect Rep. Kevin Cramer to a second term (only 40% of respondents likely to re-elect Cramer).

The poll results also showed that the vast majority of North Dakotans want to see political balance in the state …

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VOTE ALERT: Cramer Votes Against Measure to Empower Sexual Assault Victims

VOTE ALERT: Cramer Votes Against Measure to Empower Sexual Assault Victims

VOTE ALERT: Congressman Cramer Votes Against Measure to Empower Military Sexual Assault Victims

Moments ago, Congressman Kevin Cramer doubled down on House Republicans’ War on Women when he voted against a measure to empower victims of military sexual assault to seek justice.

The measure would have given victims of sexual assault an additional option in the pursuit of justice – allowing the Office of Chief Prosecutor of that service branch to make a binding decision on whether a case goes to trial, or to …

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