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How Free is Your State?

March 29, 2013

So, how free is your state?  Here are the latest rankings from an expansive George Mason University study (pdf) based on personal freedoms, as well as both fiscal and regulatory policies in each state. The top five most free states are:  North Dakota, South Dakota, Tennessee, New Hampshire, and Oklahoma. Rounding out the bottom five [...]

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Sen. Kent Conrad Calls it Quits

January 18, 2011

Here we are only 18 days into January, and we already have a Red-state Democrat announcing that he is not seeking re-election — two years before the actual election.  Sen. Kent Conrad (D-ND) has become the second Democrat Senator from North Dakota in just over a year to announce his retirement.  Last January, Sen. Byron [...]

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Byron Dorgan Rushes for the Door

January 5, 2010

What a way to start the 2010!  North Dakota Democrat Senator Byron Dorgan has decided not to seek reelection in November. A Democrat powerhouse, he’s been in the Senate since 1992 and is a major Democrat leader in the Senate on Health Care and other issues.  This comes as a huge shock to most insiders, [...]

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