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Independent US senator endorses Larry Pressler

October 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Larry Pressler has picked up the endorsement of Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King.

King says Pressler would “build bridges between Democrats and Republicans” who wants to help his state.

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US Senate hopefuls disagree on Congress reforms

October 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The four candidates for South Dakota’s opens U.S. Senate seat have strongly criticized the way that Congress operates.

But their views on how to change it vary widely.

Republican Mike Rounds, Democrat Rick Weiland, and in…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Great McGovern ForumUS Senate hopefuls urge political interest

October 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

Three of South Dakota’s four candidates for U.S. Senate met Tuesday night in Mitchell and talked about the importance of being involved in the political process.

“You are going to make the determination in the direction this country goes,” Gordon …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Reid expects Democrats will keep Senate majority, worries about losing SD seat

August 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Monday he expects Democrats to maintain control of Senate in the fall elections but acknowledged things could change between now and then. “If the election were held today we’d be in the …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

U.S. Senate race one to watch as campaign season kicks into gear

August 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Former Gov. Mike Rounds leads the polls in South Dakota’s 2014 U.S. Senate race, but he is below 50 percent. That is giving his opponents a whole lot of hope.

“I am sensing support for Mike Rounds is incredibly soft,” said Gordon Howie, a steadfas…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Rounds only candidate to support EB-5

July 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Dirk Lammers

SIOUX FALLS — Former Gov. Mike Rounds stands alone among the four candidates for U.S. Senate in South Dakota in his support of the state’s troubled EB-5 immigrant investor visa program.

Democratic candidate Rick Weiland, how…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

2 Senate candidates support minimum wage hike

June 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Two of the four candidates for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Democrat Tim Johnson support a minimum wage hike. The other two oppose a state ballot initiative looking to raise it from $7.25 per hour to $8.50.

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Pressler ‘American Hustle’ ad to air during Oscars

February 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Dirk Lammers

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — As “American Hustle” vies for a best picture Oscar Sunday night, former U.S. Sen. Larry Pressler will pop into the Academy Awards broadcast a couple of times to remind South Dakota residents that he was the l…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OPINION: Time to remember Pressler’s track record of integrity

February 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Michael Doan

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OPINION: Time to remember Pressler’s track record of integrity

February 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Michael Doan

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_original","fid":"559776","attributes":{"alt":"","class":"media-image","height":"223","typeof":"foaf:Image","width":"140"}}]]In the movie, “American Hustle,” up for numerous Academy Awards on…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com