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North Dakota Sen. Byron Dorgan oversees a meeting last week on Capitol Hill to discuss permanent flood protection for the Red River Valley. He's joined by fellow Democrats North Dakota Rep. Earl Pomeroy, left, and at right, North Dakota Sen. Kent Conrad and Minnesota Sen. Al Franken. Kristen Daum / The Forum

With less than six months left in office, Dorgan says still much to do

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WASHINGTON - Walking through Byron Dorgan's Senate office, there's no obvious indication that in six months he'll vacate those halls.


As the North Dakota senator faces his final months as a lawmaker on Capitol Hill before retirement, he says he has a lengthy to-do list of projects he wants to accomplish, but he acknowledged that there'll soon be slight signals of his forthcoming departure.

Among Dorgan's top priorities before December:

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