Sen. John Hoeven’s (R-N.D.) former state director, Shane Goettle, has joined the burgeoning field of candidates seeking Rep. Rick Berg’s (R) at-large House seat. Berg is running for Senate.
Goettle joins a crowded GOP field that includes state Rep. Bette Grande and Public Service commissioners Brian Kalk and Kevin Cramer. Pam Gulleson, a former state director for then-Sen. Byron Dorgan, is running for the Democratic nod.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.