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Stories with person: Heidi Heitkamp
  • FAA head visits ND airport strained by oil boom 
    Updated: Apr-21-14 10:26 pm
  • WILLISTON, North Dakota - North Dakota state and local officials hosted the head of the Federal Aviation Administration in Williston on Monday to push their case for federal assistance and funding for infrastructure development at several airports strained by the state's oil boom.

  • Heitkamp, Hoeven criticize pipeline decision delay 
    Updated: Apr-20-14 5:14 pm
  • WILLISTON, North Dakota - Members of North Dakota's congressional delegation are criticizing the Obama administration for putting off its decision on the contentious Keystone XL pipeline.

  • Energy state Dems in Senate races split from Obama 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 2:00 pm
  • CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Scrapping to keep a West Virginia Senate seat Democratic in a state that's sprinted to the right, Natalie Tennant is counting on her allegiance to the coal industry to separate herself from an unpopular President Barack Obama.

  • Manchin urges mines to speak out about coal 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 3:46 pm
  • DENVER - The Democratic senator leading the battle against the White House's strategy to fight climate change urged the mining industry on Tuesday to speak out about coal's role in providing affordable, reliable electricity to the country to help combat strict new emissions rules for coal-fired power plants.

  • Heitkamp finds identity as Obama energy critic 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 10:29 am
  • WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's energy policies lack "consistency." His rhetoric may be all-of-the-above but that is "not what we see."

  • 11 Senate Democrats to Obama: Approve Keystone XL 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:37 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Eleven Senate Democrats, including six who face contested races this year, urged President Barack Obama on Thursday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline by the end of May.

  • North Dakota GOP endorses incumbent for ag post 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 5:22 pm
  • MINOT, North Dakota - Foreseeing a tough fight in the fall to retain the agriculture commissioner seat, North Dakota Republicans endorsed incumbent Doug Goehring for re-election to the post over a political newcomer from a small town in the northeastern part of the state.

  • State GOP convention formally starts in Minot 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 7:03 pm
  • MINOT, North Dakota - Oil rich and conservative North Dakota is "paving the way for the rest of the country to go from blue to red," GOP National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus told state Republicans on Saturday.

  • North Dakota GOP chair: avoid complacency 
    Updated: Apr-04-14 10:47 am
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota Republicans should not be content with wielding supermajority control in the Legislature and the more than two decade-long stranglehold on top elected offices, the state GOP chairman says.

  • ND congressional delegation supports Ukraine aid 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 8:00 am
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - All three members of North Dakota's congressional delegation say they support legislation to provide aid to cash-strapped Ukraine and to sanction Russia for its annexation of Crimea.

  • Obama says more than 6M signed up for health care 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 4:58 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Back on track after a stumbling start, President Barack Obama's heath care overhaul reached a milestone Thursday, with more than 6 million Americans signed up for coverage through new insurance markets.

  • Heads of FAA, Transportation coming to ND in April 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 11:10 am
  • FARGO, North Dakota - The heads of the Federal Aviation Administration and the federal Transportation Department are scheduled to come to North Dakota next month.