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Commentary: Heitkamp sends email to constituents retracting misleading tax reform talking point

FILE PHOTO: Senator Heidi Heitkamp provides Chamber members a Congressional update as she wraps up her first year representing North Dakota in the United States Senate Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at the North Dakota State College of Science Skills and Technology Center in Fargo. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service

The saga of the bogus talking point deployed by Senator Heidi Heitkamp’s office as political cover for her vote against tax reform continues today.

Last week I wrote about Heitkamp claiming that North Dakotans could get a $10,000 tax hike if the tax reform expires, something that’s absolutely false. That resulted in the Senator deleting her mentions of the talking point on social media and elsewhere. Yesterday, though, I wrote about emails Heitkamp has been sending to constituents citing the phony number.

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