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Harry Reid Predicts Democrat Loss in South Dakota Senate Race

As politicos continue to do the midterm math, Harry Reid is focusing on South Dakota, where he admits Democrats look increasingly vulnerable in a Senate race, USA Today reports.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Kay Hagan, South Dakota, South Dakota Government, Harry Reid, Mike Rounds, US Governors, North Carolina Government, North Carolina

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This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

George W. Bush Just Took The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge And It's Pretty Hilarious

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KSCJ-AM Sioux City

Rounds Says Current Congress is a oeBROKENa

FORMER SOUTH DAKOTA GOVERNOR MIKE ROUNDS SAYS ONE OF THE REASONS HE'S RUNNING FOR THE U.S. SENATE IS THAT THE POLITICAL PROCESS IS "BROKEN" AND PEOPLE ARE TIRED OF CONGRESS NOT BEING ABLE TO FUNCTION: ROUNDS, WHO IS REPUBLICAN AND SEEKING TO REPLACE RETIRING DEMOCRAT TIM JOHNSON IN THE SENATE, WOULD ALSO ABOLISH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: ROUNDS ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Mike Rounds, US Governors, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Sioux City, IA

JD Supra

Group Of Senators Weigh In On Biogenic Carbon Regulations

On August 7, 2014, a group of nine Democratic Senators led by Senator Tom Harkin sent a letter to the EPA Administrator, Gina McCarthy, on the treatment of biogenic carbon emissions from stationary sources.

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Ron Wyden, Maria Cantwell, Senator Al Franken, Patty Murray

KSFY

US Senate candidate Weiland enlists new adviser

The Democrat on Monday announced that veteran political strategist Steve Jarding will serve as his senior adviser and spokesman for the remainder of the race.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News, Harvard University

The Hill

Reid: Dems will hold Senate 'unless something unexpected happens'

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid predicted Democrats would retain control of the Senate in November "unless something unexpected happens."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, Senator Kay Hagan, North Carolina, Republican, Mitch McConnell

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Crooks and Liars

Money In Politics: Rising In Intensity As A 2014 Election Issue

In the 2014 election, more candidates are taking up the fight against big money in politics, to take the country back from the special interests controlling Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Mike Rounds, US Governors, Nebraska, Liberal Political News

Fri Aug 15, 2014

MarketWatch

Studies: Political donations cut SEC fines while STOCK Act reduces hedge-fund gains

A pair of academic studies, taken together, show the influence of money on politics and specifically the securities industry - as well as what can be done to limit that influence.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Republican, Jeb Hensarling

Wed Aug 13, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Montana Democrats regroup as Walsh walks

Embattled U.S. Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., dropped his bid last week to retain his senate seat after allegations that he had plagiarized parts of a 2007 paper he submitted for an advanced degree at the U.S. Army War College.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, US Senate, Democrat, Max Baucus, United States Army War College, Steve Bullock, US Governors

Tue Aug 12, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

Outgoing Sen. Tim Johnson returns to South Dakota to thank constituents

In March of 2013, Senator Tim Johnson announced he wouldn't' run for re-election in this year's mid-term elections.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, South Dakota, Yankton, SD

Daily Kos

Abbreviated Pundit Round-up: Medicare expansion, the Senate race and life stories

Call it a side effect of the Affordable Care Act: Even in states that haven't changed their Medicaid programs, nearly a million people signed up for Medicaid this year.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Senator Jay Rockefeller, Democrat, Max Baucus, Tom Harkin

Sat Aug 09, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

5 things to know about Congress and South Dakota

Congress adjourned last week for its summer recess and, with elections scheduled in November, isn't expected to take any action until after voters weigh in.

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Related Topix: South Dakota, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, South Dakota Government, North Dakota Government, North Dakota, Nebraska Government, Nebraska, Barack Obama

Thu Aug 07, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

Sen. Johnson Pushes For SD Medicaid Expansion

Health care coverage remains a priority for Senator Tim Johnson as he prepares to leave office.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Medicaid, Health, Sioux Falls, SD

Tue Aug 05, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Native-American vote could prove important in hotly contested South Dakota races

Over the years I have encouraged Native American tribal governments to move their elections to coincide with the national elections in November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Kristi Noem, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, John Thune, South Dakota, South Dakota Government, Oglala, SD

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Western Livestock Journal

COOL battle far from over; ruling upheld in court

The country-of-origin labeling battle is far from over, but last week's circuit court ruling was a blow to those hoping to stall COOL implementation.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Hispanic Business

Johnson Holds Hearing on Financial Products for Students

Chairman Johnson invited to testify before the Banking Committee due to his years of experience and expertise in helping students with post-secondary financial aid.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Sun Aug 03, 2014

NAFCU

Senate Banking eyes student loan debt

Aug. 4, 2014 - The Senate Banking Committee Thursday held a hearing on the effect of rising student loan debt on borrowers and the broader economy, during which lawmakers particularly focused on how to handle bankruptcy and other obstacles for borrowers.

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Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, US Senate, US Politics, Democrat, US News

Switched

South Dakota Could be a Political Hotbed in 2014

Over the years I have encouraged Native American tribal governments to move their elections to coincide with the national elections in November.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Kristi Noem, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, John Thune, South Dakota, South Dakota Government, Oglala, SD

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Townhall

Needed: Housing Reform That Protects Property Rights

A monumental opportunity has presented itself as Julian Castro, former mayor of San Antonio, takes over as the new Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and Congress looks ahead on the critical issue of housing finance reform.

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Related Topix: Financial Services, Fannie Mae, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Republican, Mike Crapo, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Opinion

Instapundit

The Beef with Those Chinese Visas in South Dakota Senate Race

No, it isn't a 21st-century All the King's Men but rather the facts and innuendo swirling around prohibitive favorite Mike Rounds' attempt to turn a blue Senate seat red in South Dakota-and maybe return control of the U.S. Senate to Republicans.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, South Dakota, South Dakota Government, Mike Rounds, US Governors, us Travel, Travel, Pierre, SD

Thu Jul 31, 2014

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

SD Delegation Attempts To Halt VA Hospital Closure

South Dakota's congressional delegation is inviting the new Veterans Affairs secretary to the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Thune, Representative Kristi Noem, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Hot Springs, SD, Rapid City, SD

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