United States Senator Mary Kathryn “Heidi” Heitkamp is the junior UnitedStates Senator from North Dakota, elected in 2012 she is a Democrat. She was one of 6 Senators recently invited to the White House to discuss tax policy. A member of the North Dakota Democratic-Nonpartisan League Party, she is the first woman elected to the US Senate from North Dakota. She served as the 28th North Dakota Attorney General from 1993 to 2001 and as State Tax Commissioner from 1989 to 1993. From 2001 to 2012, Heitkamp served as the director of Dakota Gasification Company’s Great Plains Synfuels Plant. Senator Heitkamp serves on the Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee and the Subcommittee on Economic Policy (Ranking Member). She also serves on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
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