Events fan flames of ‘food for votes’ dispute

October 15, 2010 at 3:01 am in The Daily Republic

The controversy over so called “food for votes” rallies grew Thursday as high-profile Democratic candidates conducted feeds and early voting rallies on the Lower Brule and Fort Thompson reservations.
U.S. Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, D-S.D., who faces Republican Kristi Noem and independent B. Thomas Marking on Nov. 2, defended the events against charges that they are illegal. Continue Reading