Heidi Heitkamp

Mary Kathryn “Heidi” Heitkamp (born October 30, 1955) is an attorney and politician, the junior United States Senator from North Dakota, in office since 2013. A member of the North Dakota Democratic-Nonpartisan League Party, she is the first woman to be elected to the US Senate from this state. She had previously served as the 28th North Dakota Attorney General, from 1993 to 2001, and as State Tax Commissioner from 1989 to 1993.