Several Democratic candidates in recent months have been hesitant to voice support for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.), who, if Democrats retain control of the Senate, must be reelected majority leader when Congress begins a new session next year.
Several major radio and television stations in North Dakota are scrapping a Democratic advertisement attacking Republican Senate nominee Rick Berg’s business record.
This year’s Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., has already encountered plenty of setbacks. Here are five prominent Democrats who won’t be attending this year’s DNC.
A policy blueprint released by the campaign of Heidi Heitkamp, a Democrat running to represent North Dakota in the Senate, illustrates a growing split in the Democratic party by promising to defend hydraulic fracturing (or fracking) in the Bakken oil development fields from “burdensome Federal rulemaking.”
North Dakota’s Democratic Senate nominee is working hard to erase her pro-Obama past as she campaigns in the solidly red state.