PIERRE — South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley said Tuesday he agrees with the state Division of Criminal Investigation that there exists no evidence of state criminal violations within the scope of DCI’s probe of South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant and his office’s former chief of operations, Pat Powers.
When South Dakota’s new secretary of state hired a Republican blogger and wrote letters of thanks to lawmakers who helped get bills passed, he crossed a line into partisanship, the South Dakota Democratic Party believes.
South Dakota’s best-known blogger is stepping away from the online world of politics, gossip and opinion.
At least he’s trying to do so. Pat Powers, who founded and did most of the writing for South Dakota War College, a Republican-leaning blog, turned it over to five other conservative writers this week. Blog is a shortened term for a web log, or an online forum.
“I talked about it during the last election,” he said Thursday. “Finally bit the bullet this time.”
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