Earl Pomeroy News
GOP hopefuls jockey for North Dakota's lone US House seat
Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer's shift to the North Dakota Senate race sets off a GOP scramble for the state's lone congressional seat
North Dakota Dem. Kent Conrad To Retire From Senate
ABC News' Matthew Jaffe reports: Sen. Kent Conrad, D-ND, announced today that he plans to retire, a move that looks set to further complicate Democrats’ chances of retaining control of the Senate in 2012. Conrad, the chairman of the Senate...
'World News' Political Insights -- Coast-to-Coast Strategy Positions GOP for Takeover
Republicans are entering the campaign's final stretch poised to sweep back into power in the House of Representatives, with historic gains likely to stem from a broad political strategy that's aligned itself with the national mood . In the Senate, GOP chances of a takeover appear narrower than they
2010 Political Tsunami Warning: Will GOP's Wave Be Big Enough?
Just four days from the congressional midterm elections , it's not a question of whether a wave will hit Washington on Election Day, but rather a question of how much damage the wave will leave in its wake. House Democrats will measure success if they lose less than the 39 seats Republicans need in
Endangered House Democrat Earl Pomeroy: ‘I Know I’ve Disappointed You’
ABC News’ Michael Falcone reports: Here’s a tactic that one of the most at-risk House Democrats -- North Dakota Congressman Earl Pomeroy -- is hoping will resonate with voters: just apologize.
Opposition to Health Reform Hasn’t Helped Democrats Avoid Tough Races
ABC News' Josh Goldstein reports: The health care reform law that passed in March has remained one of the most divisive issues of this campaign season. And while most Democrats heralded it as a major achievement and Republicans have pledged...
Vulnerable Dem Rep. Embraces Bush In Latest Ad
We’ve seen plenty of Democrats in tight races trying to distance themselves from President Obama. But one Democrat, North Dakota's Rep. Earl Pomeroy, is taking this a step farther by actually embracing President George W. Bush.
The Note: Giving It The Old College Try
By MICHAEL FALCONE and AMY WALTER Trailblazing. President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are going back to school this week. Obama travels to Madison, Wisconsin on Tuesday to headline a rally at the University of Wisconsin while Biden heads...
Who Are The Biggest Porkers: New Report Details Earmark Spending
Earmarks are Down by 15 Percent From Last Year, According to "The Pig Book"
More companies freeze pensions
The number of companies that have frozen their traditional pension plans has accelerated sharply this year, a trend that will likely continue as companies wrestle with declining profits and poor investment returns. At least 16 companies have announced plans to freeze their pensions so far this