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SD political landscape transformed by 1986 election

March 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

The 1980s dawned on the nation with the election of Ronald Reagan, a president who still casts a shadow over American political discourse. That same election brought the defeat of Sen. George McGovern, a Mitchell native and liberal standard-bearer fo…continue reading on

US attorney Johnson dances around political future

June 4, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Brendan Johnson said he looked at polling and talked to numerous people about a Senate run, but could not elaborate because Department of Justice rules do not allow public political statements.
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Johnson to announce human trafficking task force

May 30, 2013 in The Daily Republic

U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson is set to make the announcement during a Thursday news conference at the Federal Courthouse in Sioux Falls. Continue Reading

MERCER: Rounds’ early start appears quite smart

May 5, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Mike now has a head start of six months on any other candidate — if there ever is another candidate.
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LAWRENCE: Politics continues to be a family affair in SD

April 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Johnson, Herseth, Mickelson families to watch in coming years.
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‘Draft Brendan’ effort begins

March 27, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Group headed by Ryan Casey wants Tim Johnson’s son to enter 2014 Senate race.
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Sen. Johnson ‘closes circle’ with retirement announcement

March 26, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SD’s senior senator, 15-0 in elections, ready for new path in life.
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Poll: Rounds over Noem in 2014 Senate primary

March 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Herseth Sandlin tops Brendan Johnson among Democrats as Senate candidate.
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‘Vacant’ sign hung on Johnson’s Senate seat

March 20, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Top Democratic official offers hint that Sen. Johnson will retire.
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Snow slows Sen. Johnson, but not rumor mill

March 7, 2013 in The Daily Republic

National reports speculate about SD senator’s possible retirement.
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