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Congress Report Shows Manufacturing Revitalization, Urges Legislative Support
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar, Vice Chair of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee, today released a new report detailing the revitalization in U.S. manufacturing, showing it has added over 500,000 jobs since February 2010 and exceeded its pre-recession peak for exports, up 38 percent since 2009.
The Daily Breeze
Budget battle: Bill moves toward final passage in Senate
Senate Budget Committee Chairwoman Patty Murray, D-Wash., who negotiated a bipartisan budget compromise with Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., the House Budget Committee chairman, takes an escalator to the Senate for votes on nominations late Monday evening, Dec. 16, 2013, at the Capitol in Washington.
National Review Online
Ryan-Murray Achieves Cloture 67a "33
The Senate just voted to cut-off debate on the Ryan-Murray budget deal, paving the way for its passage later this week.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Budget legislation gains GOP support
Bipartisan legislation to soften across-the-board spending cuts gained ground among Senate Republicans on Monday and Democrats expressed optimism it would gain the 60 votes needed to pass by week's end.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Democrats Looking for Just Five GOP Senators to Back Budget Bill
Lost in the din of the debate among Republicans over the controversial budget bill is the fact that only five GOP senators need to jump ranks to move the bipartisan measure forward.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Walsh County Record
Hoeven comes to Grafton for flood insurance roundtable
Options to get out of floodplain discussed GRAFTON - There was standing room only at the Grafton City Hall council chambers last Thursday as U.S. Sen. John Hoeven was in town to hold a roundtable discussion on flood-related issues pertaining to the city.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
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.