Top Trump House ally tells friends he will challenge North Dakota Sen. Heitkamp

MSN | 2/13/2018 | Jonathan Allen
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WASHINGTON — Rep. Kevin Cramer has signaled to confidants that he will reverse course and run against Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., in what promises to be one of the nation's most hotly contested Senate elections, two GOP sources familiar with his plans told NBC News.

Cramer, the state's lone House member and a close ally of President Donald Trump, has long been considered the blue-chip recruit for Republican. He announced in January that he wouldn't challenge Heitkamp, but White House officials, party leaders and Cramer's home-state supporters continued to pressure him to jump in.

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One of the other two candidates in the race, state Sen. Tom Emineth, a former Cramer campaign manager, dropped out on Tuesday,...
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