Rick Berg

Former Republican U.S. Respresentative from North Dakota

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  • Republican Romney leads old guard in condemnation of Trump as 'a fraud'Thu Mar 03, 2016 | reuters.com
    Former U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney gave a blistering rebuke of 2016 Republican front-runner Donald Drumpf on Thursday, leading an attempt by the party...
  • How Dynasties Sank the GOP and the DemocratsSun Feb 28, 2016 | politico.com
    No matter what happens on Super Tuesday, it’s clear who the real losers will be on election night: The Democratic and Republican parties. An election season that began as a...
  • Jeb Bush Dropping Out: Inside His $150 Million FailureSat Feb 20, 2016 | politico.com
    Jeb Bush, the Republican establishment’s last, best hope, began his 2016 campaign rationally enough, with a painstakingly collated operational blueprint his team called,...
  • Jeb Bush, the Un-candidateTue Feb 09, 2016 | politico.com
    Jeb Bush banned me from the bus. It was October 2014, two months before Jeb would announce he was exploring a run for president, and I had come to west Texas as an...
  • The Cowardice of the Republican CandidatesMon Nov 30, 2015 | theatlantic.com
    Give Donald Trump this: He has taught Americans something about the candidates he’s running against. He has exposed many of them as political cowards. In August, after...
  • How Donald Trump Broke Jeb BushMon Nov 30, 2015 | thedailybeast.com
    In jujutsu, one uses an opponent’s weight against him. And, in the version most often seen in politics, a candidate turns his opponent’s strength into a weakness. In...
  • The Page Who Took Down the GOPFri Nov 20, 2015 | politico.com
    In the middle of October I was sitting on my couch in Washington and heard a familiar name come up on CNN: Dennis Hastert. “Prosecutors have charged Hastert with lying to...
  • Heidi Heitkamp Election Results: Democrat Defeats Rick Berg In North Dakota Senate RaceWed Nov 07, 2012 | huffingtonpost.com
    Democrat Heidi Heitkamp has won North Dakota's open Senate seat after Rep. Rick Berg (R-N.D.) conceded the race, reports the Associated Press.
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  • Rick Berg may have shady real estate ties. Berg founded a real estate company, Goldmark Property Management, in the 80's and after being elected to office, he introduced numerous bills that would benefit landlords like Goldmark by making it easier for them to evict tenants, keep security deposits, and avoid paying some taxes. Durimg his time in office, he was not directly employed by Goldmark Property Management so no conflict of interest exists but Berg's history with the real estate industry before and after his term suggests that he never lost contact with those he benefited the most.
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