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The North Dakota Democratic-NonPartisan League Party (Dem-NPL) is the North Dakota affiliate of the Democratic Party of the United States. This political organization is the outcome of a merger of two parties.


As amended by the Democratic-NPL Party Policy Committee, January 23, 2016.

Kevin Cramer’s ‘Rescue Mission’: Tax cuts for the rich, paid for by gutting health care for working families

June 26, 2017

(BISMARCK, ND) – Congressman Kevin Cramer calls the Republican health care plan he helped author “a rescue mission.” He’s right, in one sense: Cramer’s bill would rescue wealthy individuals and special interests by giving them huge tax breaks paid for by gutting health coverage for working North Dakotans.  According to the Fargo Forum, the Republican health care bill that … Read More

Senate Republicans’ so-called ‘health care’ bill imposes even deeper cuts to Medicaid, cuts taxes for the wealthy

June 22, 2017

(BISMARCK, ND) – Today, Senate Republicans finally released the full text of their health care legislation, which was drafted behind closed doors in a highly secretive process without allowing public hearings. Here’s what the bill’s details reveal: Imposes even deeper cuts to Medicaid – The bill would impose even deeper cuts to Medicaid than the … Read More

Trump is right.

June 15, 2017

President Trump calls Kevin Cramer’s ‘health care’ bill “Mean” (BISMARCK, ND) – This week, in a meeting with Republican Senators, President Trump changed his tone regarding the ‘health care’ bill Congressman Cramer helped author, calling it “mean.” In response, Democratic-NPL executive director Robert Haider issued the following statement: “We happen to agree with the president. The … Read More

Cramer, Hoeven continue blocking ‘health care’ bills from public scrutiny

June 13, 2017

Senior GOP official on why they won’t make their bill public: “We aren’t stupid.” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 13, 2017 (BISMARCK, ND) – Rep. Kevin Cramer was instrumental in authoring the House Republican ‘health care’ bill behind closed doors, refusing to let the public see it, preventing consideration of amendments from across the aisle, and ultimately … Read More

Wayne Stenehjem joins political effort to support travel ban

June 7, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 7, 2017 (BISMARCK, N.D.) – After multiple federal courts have blocked President Trump’s travel ban from implementation, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has joined Republican officials from 15 other states to support the ban at the Supreme Court. In response to Stenehjem’s actions, Democratic-NPL executive director Robert Haider released the following statement: … Read More