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    According to the Dickinson Press...

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — North Dakota Republican Kevin Cramer not only supports the production of domestic coal, oil and natural gas; the incoming freshman House member believes it’s a moral responsibility.

    “In my view, it would be immoral to leave it there,” Cramer told the Lignite Energy Council at an October event in Bismarck.

    “God put it there for us,” he said.

    The former chairman of the state Republican Party, who almost entered the ministry, says North Dakota has been successful in energy production because most of the resources were developed on private and state land, where the government couldn’t over-regulate producers.

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