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Fixture in SD politics looks to lock up Senate race - VIDEO: SD race features common opponent
There's no such thing as a sure thing in politics -- but for Republicans, South Dakota's open Senate seat is as close as it comes.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Norwalk Citizen News
Pressler honors One Feather at South Dakota wake
Independent U.S. Senate candidate Larry Pressler has joined mourners in South Dakota to honor legendary Oglala Sioux leader and former tribal president Gerald One Feather, who died last week.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
KOTA-TV Rapid City
Sen. Tim Johnson tours Deployment Center
U.S. Senator Tim Johnson spent the day at Ellsworth air force base meeting with air force brass and touring the Deployment Center.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Crapo, Galante speak on housing reform
Aug. 22, 2014 - The Bipartisan Policy Center Housing Commission held a forum in Sun Valley, Idaho on Thursday, which featured remarks Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, and FHFA Commissioner and Assistant Secretary for Housing Carol Galante, among others.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Miami Herald
US Senate hopefuls square off in 1st of 4 debates
The four South Dakota candidates vying for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Tim Johnson have squared off in their first debate.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.
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)
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.
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.
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."
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.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
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.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.