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  1. Fargo, ND, Mayor Known For Flood Fights Dies At 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | CBS Local

    ... effort. Walaker was also known for making crest predictions that usually trumped the National Weather Service. Byron Dorgan, the former U.S. senator from North Dakota who was in office during three straight years of serious flooding in Fargo, called ...

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  2. Dennis Walaker, Fargo's 'flood mayor,' diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | CBC News

    ... who wanted to evacuate the city, which survived the high water thanks to a massive sandbagging effort. Byron Dorgan, the former U.S. senator from North Dakota who was in office during three straight years of serious flooding in Fargo, called Walaker ...

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  3. Fargo, ND, mayor known for flood fights dies at 73Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Crescent-News.com

    ... effort. Walaker was also known for making crest predictions that usually trumped the National Weather Service. Byron Dorgan, the former U.S. senator from North Dakota who was in office during three straight years of serious flooding in Fargo, called ...

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  4. Oil price swoon may be political boon for energy industryRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Politico

    ... industry's efforts have helped overcome some of their internal division over the issue. Former Democratic Sen. Byron Dorgan of North Dakota, now a senior fellow at the Bipartisan Policy Center, agreed that permitting crude exports and speeding up ...

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  5. Oil extraction could empower tribe to new heightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 22 | Examiner.com

    The last couple of years have been a wild ride for David Williams ,CEO, Missouri River Resources and the MHA Nation as they embark into new frontiers within the energy industry. "In the last couple of years we went from a very basic start up company to now where we are working with industry on the reservation where we have about 50 wells with working interest that we participate in," Williams said.

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  6. Across the Region: Nov. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Minnesota Lawyer

    ... started - that this is an urgent problem that needs to be addressed," committee co-chair and former U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan of North Dakota said during a teleconference. Based on the public input and research, the committee assessed the effects of ...

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  7. Report on tribal youth and violence urges actionRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 20 | The Navajo Times

    The report released Tuesday by a U.S. Department of Justice advisory committee reflects information gathered at public hearings across the country in 2013 and 2014. The report's goal is to be a catalyst for action by Congress and the Obama administration, committee co-chair and former U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan said in video teleconference.

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  8. American Indian, Alaska Native children suffer high rates Of PTSDRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... raised amid violence and who had seen the failures of state foster care and juvenile detention. Panel chairman Byron Dorgan, a former senator for North Dakota, says he was moved by an Alaskan survivor who said he was constantly told as a child he ...

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  9. Flawed debt and trade policies plague U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... inhibits trade - there are no quotas, tariffs or limits on foreign investment in U.S. manufacturing. Senators Byron Dorgan and Russell Feingold converted Mr. Buffett's proposal to a bill named the Balanced Trade Restoration Act. It was not enacted. ...

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  10. Report finds high violence rates among Alaska tribesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... started - that this is an urgent problem that needs to be addressed," committee co-chair and former U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan of North Dakota said during a teleconference. Based on the public input and research, the committee assessed the effects of ...

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  11. Report says Native American kids need more federal protection from violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | HeraldNet

    ... and Alaska. 'I felt profound sadness for what so many of these children have gone through,' said former Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., who co-chaired the 13-member committee with Iroquois singer and child advocate Joanne Shenandoah. More than 600 people ...

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  12. Committee Studying American Indian and Alaska Native Children Exposed ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | PressReleasePoint

    ... on American Indian studies, child health and trauma, victim services and child welfare. Former U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan and Iroquois composer, singer and child advocate Joanne Shenandoah co-chaired the 13-member committee. These recommendations are a ...

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  13. Report says Indian kids need more federal protection from violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | TwinCities

    ... morning. "I felt profound sadness for what so many of these children have gone through," said former Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., who co-chaired the 13-member committee with Iroquois singer and child advocate Joanne Shenandoah. The report says these ...

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  14. Challenge for congressional seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | The West Milford Messenger

    New Jersey Fifth Congressional District race profiles Ernest Scott Garrett Age: 55 Residence: Wantage Political experience: Congressman, former Assemblyman Professional experience: Attorney Education: Montclair State University, Rutgers Law School Family: Married, two children Roy Cho Age: 33 Residence: Hackensack Political experience: None Professional experience: Attorney, Port Authority, worked for former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey, worked as assistant to former U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan, Editor in Chief of Georgetown Law Review Education: Brown University, Georgetown Law School On Tuesday, he will face a new foe in 32-year-old Democrat Roy Cho, who is embarking on his first political campaign in a bid for the 5th Congressional District seat.

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  15. North Jersey congressional racesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Campaign highlights: had $2.8 million in campaign account on Oct. 15 ... unlike past two campaigns against opponents who raised little, Garrett ran TV ads this year ... campaign message focused on spending cuts, federal debt and regulations that hinder businesses * Career: attorney , Kirkland and Ellis, 2012-present; attorney, Dewey & LeBoeuf, 2010-12; correspondence director, U.S. Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., 2006-07; special assistant to deputy executive director, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, 2004-06; aide to Gov. Jim McGreevey, 2003-04 Campaign highlights: raised more than $1 million through Oct. 15, but had only $79,000 left in campaign's final weeks ... says transportation improvements are vital to region's growth, and partnerships between government and business can finance major projects ... promises effort to make college education more affordable Political ... (more)

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  16. Roy Cho challenges Scott Garrett in congressional raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Advertiser News (South)

    New Jersey Fifth Congressional District race profiles Ernest Scott Garrett Age: 55 Residence: Wantage Political experience: Congressman, former Assemblyman Professional experience: Attorney Education: Montclair State University, Rutgers Law School Family: Married, two children Roy Cho Age: 33 Residence: Hackensack Political experience: None Professional experience: Attorney, Port Authority, worked for former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey, worked as assistant to former U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan, Editor in Chief of Georgetown Law Review Education: Brown University, Georgetown Law School On Tuesday, he will face a new foe in 32-year-old Democrat Roy Cho, who is embarking on his first political campaign in a bid for the 5th Congressional District seat.

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  17. Democratic House candidate, former Baucus aide: If I win, my wife will keep lobbyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Washington Examiner

    There's something about the original Dakota territory that results in Democratic politicians being married to lobbyists - and basically being unashamed about it. Former North Dakota senators Kent Conrad and Byron Dorgan were both married to lobbyists while in office .

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  18. What We Stand For in Twelve WordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Daily Kos

    ... little about those. They "know"A A instead about political generalities. A few years ago, former U.S. Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND) explained the conservative stereotype to a New York Times reporter: I can describe, and I've always been able to ...

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  19. Celebs, politicos team up to test public's knowledgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | The Hill

    Hollywood stars are teaming up with former lawmakers to put Americans' political knowledge to the test ahead of the midterm elections. Singer and songwriter Graham Nash, "E.R." actor Noah Wyle, former Sen. Olympia Snowe , Bill Nye "The Science Guy," former Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman, actress Fran Drescher, "Desperate Housewives" star Marcia Cross, former Sen. Byron Dorgan , and actress Judith Light are among the eclectic group of entertainers and politicians hosting a series of interactive political quizzes on Answers.com.

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  20. Poll: Democratic challenger in striking distance of incumbent in NJ's 5th districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | The Item

    ... as an aide to Gov. Jim McGreevey, for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and in the office of Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D. Through Sept. 30, Cho has raised $941,000 and had $303,000 in cash on hand, according to his campaign. Garrett, a ...

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