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Cramer appointed to Energy and Commerce Committee

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BISMARCK, N.D. — U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer has been appointed to the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce for the upcoming 114th Congress. The committee has a broad jurisdiction. It is responsible for the nation’s telecommunications, consumer protection, food and drug safety, public health research, environmental quality, energy policy, and interstate and foreign commerce. Cramer says “the biggest issues” ...

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Sinner says Republican wave too much to overcome


BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Democratic candidate for North Dakota’s lone U.S. House seat said his loss to Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer by 30,000 votes shows that the outcome was “meant to be.” George Sinner says he believed the race would be closer, but his campaign was outspent as the election drew near and Cramer rode the Republican wave to ...

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Former President Clinton endorses Sinner for House

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Democratic candidate for North Dakota’s lone seat in the U.S. House or Representatives has the support of former President Bill Clinton. George B. Sinner is challenging incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Kevin Cramer, who is seeking his second term in the House. Sinner is a state senator and the son of former North Dakota Gov. George ...

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Sinner wants FBI, DEA to have a permanent presence in the Bakken

Democratic congressional candidate George B. Sinner has recently advocated for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to create a permanent presence in the North Dakota oil fields. The Dickinson Press reported that in addition to a long-lasting office, Sinner proposed hiring more special prosecutors in the U.S. Attorney’s Office and more training for local law ...

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Live webcast of Bakken crude hearing today


Lydia Gilbertson | Shale Plays Media Google+ North Dakota congressman Kevin Cramer recently announced that there would be a hearing in Washington D.C to discuss the properties of Bakken crude. The controversial topic is up for debate again because the state’s government is discussing passing a mandate that would require oil companies to process their crude to a certain extent before ...

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Bakken boom births high class club

Zachary Toliver | Shale Plays Media Ten years ago, the last place a suit would be required to enter an establishment would have been Williston North Dakota, let alone paying a $5,000 members fee. But times have changed and now, on Main Street in Williston, a business-minded individual (who is properly dressed for the occasion) can escape the presence of ...

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EPA’s secret maps are scary


  Many of you have probably heard of the EPA’s push for a new rule titled “Waters of the U.S.” which would expand the agency’s powers of regulation over even very small bodies of water in America including creeks and ditches. Some lawmakers, including North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer, oppose this rule feeling that it’s far too broad in scope. ...

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