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  • North Dakota rarely stands out on the national political scene, but one figure did at the 1964 Democratic National Convention, which began on this date in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Future Governor George Sinner was a state senator and a delegate. He was also an unsuccessful candidate for Congress that year.
  • North Dakota’s 1991 legislative session was one of the last to have a split statehouse, with Republicans having a majority in the House and Democrats narrowly controlling the Senate. The session was short by today’s standards. Lawmakers used 67 of the 80 days allowed by the state constitution to write new laws and pass budgets.
  • Jocelyn Burdick was the first woman to serve in the U.S. Senate from North Dakota, although it was never her plan. Born in Fargo on this date in 1922, her…
  • George Sinner says the first time he saw Kevin Cramer's latest ad, he thought it was disrespectful.Sinner is challenging the incumbent Cramer for North…