Clinton announces Keystone XL pipeline opposition, sides with environmentalists over unions
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday announced her opposition to the Keystone XL oil pipeline, ending months of… READ MORE
GOP pulling cash from South Dakota Senate race
Republicans in Washington are growing so confident about their chances in South Dakota that they want to pull the rest… READ MORE
South Dakota Independent: We Need To Throw Our Arms Around Illegal Immigrants
The South Dakota “Independent” candidate for Senate Larry Pressler is campaigning on the importance of embracing illegal immigrants in America. “We have got to move towards immigration reform, we have to throw our arms around… READ MORE
Moguls Rent South Dakota Addresses to Dodge Taxes Forever
Among the nation’s billionaires, one of the most sought-after pieces of real estate right now is a quiet storefront in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
A branch of Chicago’s Pritzker family rents space here, down the… READ MORE
S Dakota: Rounds Hires More Staff for Senate Bid
Former Gov. Mike Rounds hired Jason Williams as his statewide coalitions director for his Senate campaign, according to a Tuesday announcement.
Williams has worked on several South Dakota campaigns, including as Rep. Kristi Noemâ€™s coalitions… READ MORE
Mike Huckabee Endorses Rounds in GOP Primary #SDSEN
Former South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds landed a national conservative endorsement Friday that could help him in a potentially competitive… READ MORE
Tim Johnson backs same-sex marriage
South Dakota Sen. Tim Johnson, one of the last Democratic senators to oppose same-sex marriage, changed his position on Monday.
â€œAfter lengthy consideration, my views have evolved sufficiently to support marriage equality legislation,â€ Johnson (D-S.D.)… READ MORE
Sen. Tim Johnson to retire, lifting GOP hopes in battle for Senate
Sen. Tim Johnson (D-S.D.) will not seek reelection in 2014, The Hill has confirmed, putting another red-state seat up for grabs in the battle for control of the Senate.
Johnson, who is serving his third… READ MORE
South Dakota Senate Race Ripe for Republican Primary
The potential for a high-profile Democratic squabble to succeed South Dakota Sen. Tim Johnson â€” who is widely expected to retire â€” has grabbed the spotlight of the race so far.
But the possibility of… READ MORE
Democrat Heidi Heitkamp puts North Dakota Senate seat in play
ByÂ DAVID CATANESEÂ | Politico
BISMARCK, N.D. â€” The surprisingly competitive Senate race here has diverged into two parallel campaigns: one for control of the upper chamber of Congress, the other for mayor of North
Haleyâ€™s Picking Romney Shocks Tea Party Disrupting Republicans
By Margaret Newkirk -Bloomberg
South CarolinaÂ Governor Nikki Haley is betting her future on Mitt Romneyâ€™s, exhausting the support that Tea Partyers once supplied her.
Haley endorsed Romney in the stateâ€™s Jan. 21 Republican… READ MORE
Judge Strikes Key Provisions of South Carolina Immigration Law
A federal judge on Thursday blocked three key provisions of South Carolina’s controversial law cracking down on illegal immigration.
U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel granted the federal government’s request for an injunction… READ MORE
Bill would require all S.D. citizens to buy a gun
Jonathan Ellis, Argus Leader
Five South Dakota lawmakers have introduced legislation that would require any adult 21 or older to buy a firearm â€œsufficient to provide for their ordinary self-defense.â€
The bill, which would take… READ MORE