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Rounds raises about $724K in 1Q, has $1M on hand

April 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Former Gov. Mike Rounds raised about $724,000 during the first three months of 2014 for his campaign for a U.S. Senate seat.

Rounds’ Federal Election Commission report shows he spent $868,000 during the quarter ending March …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Sometimes, money doesn’t win

April 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

Sometimes the most money doesn’t win. That was the case of South Dakota’s 2002 primary election for the Republican nomination for governor.

Steve Kirby began 2002 with $37,685.31. He raised $223,005 in cash contributions and put $1,958,229.63 of h…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Weiland, Nelson deride out-of-state money in Senate race

April 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS — A Republican and Democrat came together in the public library Monday to complain about “big money” in the U.S. Senate race in general and former S.D. governor Mike Rounds in particular.

State Rep. Stace Nelson, R-Fulton, a GOP candi…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Daugaard rakes in campaign contributions from Future Fund grantees

March 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota’s governor has received thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from individuals affiliated with companies that have been given grants overseen by his office.

The campaign contributions are permissible, but th…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Noem far outpacing Robinson in contributions

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep Kristi Noem is far outpacing her Democratic challenger in fundraising in her bid to serve South Dakota for another two years.

Noem took in nearly $300,000 in campaign contributions during the last three m…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Rounds took in more than $516,000 during quarter

January 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Former Gov. Mike Rounds took in more than $516,000 in campaign contributions during the final three months of 2013 in his bid for one of the state’s U.S. Senate seats.

Rounds’ Federal Election Commission filing shows that th…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

‘American Hustle’ starts with Abscam facts, then adds fiction

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Richard Leiby

The Washington Post

The massive FBI anti-corruption operation known as Abscam captured the public imagination in 1980 with a cinematic cast of characters: phony Arab sheiks, real mobsters, corrupt local politicians, U.S. congre…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

‘American Hustle’ starts with Abscam facts, then adds fiction

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Richard Leiby

The Washington Post

The massive FBI anti-corruption operation known as Abscam captured the public imagination in 1980 with a cinematic cast of characters: phony Arab sheiks, real mobsters, corrupt local politicians, U.S. congre…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Judge questions whether lawmaker can push robo-call case in courts

April 30, 2013 in The Daily Republic

State Circuit Court Judge Stuart Tiede questioned Monday whether anyone but the secretary of state or prosecutors can use the courts to enforce election law.
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Correction

April 19, 2013 in The Daily Republic

There were discrepancies in a recent series of stories referencing the South Dakota Telecommunications political action committee.
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