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JAN 21, 2015 - NPR

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I'm Over The Moon Obama Brought Up Broadband, Sen. Heitkamp Says

Renee Montagne talks to Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota about President Obama's State of the Union address.

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JAN 20, 2015 - Mother Jones

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Obama Has Only Vetoed 2 Bills. That's About to Change—Thanks to Democrats

Barack Obama hasn't needed to wield his veto pen very often during the first six years of his presidency. With Democrats holding a majority in the Senate for that entire time, then-Majority Leader Harry Reid could hold up any bills that weren't favored by Obama. So far, the president has expressly vetoed just two bills, the lowest number since Abraham ...

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JAN 13, 2015 - Huffington Post

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HUFFPOST HILL - D.C. Pot Law Bubbles Forth

Steve Scalise refused to vote for a bill apologizing for slavery, perhaps because dynamic scoring wasn't available. Despite Mike Huckabee’s career focus on family values, his distaste for Beyonce suggests he doesn’t want America's youth to put a ring on it. And Randy Weber apologized for comparing President Obama to Hitler. Speaking of which, you know who else antagonized an ...

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JAN 13, 2015 - Huffington Post

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How Democrats Could Get Outflanked On The Minimum Wage

WASHINGTON -- At a recent conference meeting, Senate Democrats eager to see the federal minimum wage increased from $7.25 an hour were presented with a proposal. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) suggested that Democrats could offer a trade to their Republican colleagues: In exchange for agreeing to legislation authorizing the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, Heitkamp said, Democrats could demand ...

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JAN 06, 2015 - Washington Post

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Being Biden, Hill oath edition.

The first day of Congress has, once again, been Biden'd.Vice President Joe Biden's return visits to Capitol Hill to swear in newly-elected members of Congress have long given the potentially sleepy biannual ceremony must-see status. "Spread your legs, you're gonna be frisked," he told Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) two years ago, for instance.Read full article >>

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