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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

[[{"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

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

Pressler: Country ‘strangling’ itself with partisan in-fighting

January 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Former U.S. senator Larry Pressler says the United States is at a critical point in its history because of a “poisonous deadlock” in Washington, D.C.

Pressler, 71, announced in December his bid for the U.S. Senate seat that will be vacated b…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Quip of the Week

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

“Had I taken the bribe and gone into rehab, it probably would have been seen as an American success story.”

— Former Sen. Larry Pressler, R-S.D., on not taking a bribe during the Abscam sting operation in 1980….continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Quip of the Week

December 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

“Had I taken the bribe and gone into rehab, it probably would have been seen as an American success story.”

— Former Sen. Larry Pressler, R-S.D., on not taking a bribe during the Abscam sting operation in 1980….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

It’s official, former Sen. Pressler running as independent

December 26, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Carson Walker

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Larry Pressler said Thursday that he is running for Senate as an independent.

Pressler, 71, who grew up on a farm just west of Sioux Falls near Humboldt, served two terms in the U.S. House …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Pressler’s in — ‘probably’

December 19, 2013 in Uncategorized

Former U.S. senator Larry Pressler wants his seat back — well, probably.

In a news release issued Thursday, Pressler said he plans to announce next week whether he will join the 2014 U.S. Senate race in South Dakota, saying he “will proba…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com