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North Dakota Senate Race Still In The Air

Pete629 Wrote: Oct 02, 2012 6:18 PM
Rick Berg should just run against Harry Reid because this is what the election is all about: control of the Senate! Defeat Heitkamp and deny Reid control of the Senate!
PurpleStateBlueVote Wrote: Oct 02, 2012 7:27 PM
Good idea - it's about to get Elizabeth Warren elected in Massachusetts. Well, the reverse.

With a population of just over half a million and an unemployment rate of 3%, politics plays out differently in North Dakota. Issues that don’t resonate with voters on a national stage, like the failure of the House to pass a Farm Bill, are of primary concern to North Dakota voters. Although solidly Republican when it comes to voting for a president, they have had a Democratic Senator for over fifty years. For this reason, the Senate race between current Representative Rick Berg (R) and former Attorney General Heidi Heitkamp (D) has shaped up to be a hotly contested...