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Kernels have strong showing at Mitchell Invite
Kernels earn first win of season
MHS girls tennis team suffers first defeat
Kernels earn first win of season
MHS soccer teams split in Spearfish
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
August 19, 2014
Weiland camp pushes back on Reid
An adviser to Democrat Rick Weiland's U.S. Senate campaign said he almost does not believe that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid predicts a Weiland loss in November. "We are going to lose in South Dakota, more than likely," Reid told The Associated Press Monday from his offices...
August 19, 2014 - 7:49pm
August 18, 2014
US Senate candidate Weiland enlists Jarding as new adviser
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland has enlisted a new campaign adviser. The Democrat on Monday announced that veteran political strategist Steve Jarding will serve as his senior adviser and spokesman for the remainder of the race. Jarding has worked on...
August 18, 2014 - 9:17pm
March 9, 2014
1986: Watershed election for South Dakota
Mid-decade campaigns set up Democrats for Capitol Hill careers, created rift in GOP
March 9, 2014 - 11:39am
1980s politics: The players
Tom Daschle In 1980, the 32-year-old Democrat had won re-election to a second term in the U.S. House, representing eastern South Dakota. Republican Clint Roberts represented Western South Dakota in his first term. In 1982, those two would run against each other after district...
March 9, 2014 - 11:17am
November 27, 2013
DASCHLE & LOTT: How to win friends and make Congress function
By Tom Daschle and Trent Lott Special to The Washington Post The Senate majority’s decision to exercise the “nuclear option” on presidential nominations is the clearest evidence yet of how much the Senate has changed in the years since we left office. The two of us worked...
November 27, 2013 - 1:02pm
April 19, 2013
DASCHLE: Better, thriftier US health care
The four of us came together to change the conversation around how to improve health care and constrain cost growth. What we learned is that, until better care is prioritized over more care, our nation will continue to face a problem with health care costs. The good news is that,...
April 19, 2013 - 2:28pm
January 11, 2013
Daschle deflects Obama chief of staff speculation
Tom Daschle said Friday that reports he is a candidate to be President Obama's new chief of staff are unfounded. Daschle, who was nominated...
January 11, 2013 - 11:28am
October 26, 2012
McGovern notebook: Hart surprises, Daschle gets laughs, Cardinal loyalty noted
There was a plethora of big-name politicians at the Thursday prayer service and Friday funeral for George McGovern. Several prominent Democrats...
October 26, 2012 - 4:51pm
Daschle: McGovern gave Democrats hope
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Former U.S. Sen. Tom Daschle says he and hundreds of other Democratic party candidates can thank George McGovern for giving...
October 26, 2012 - 2:50pm
September 20, 2012
Former Ga. Gov. Perdue joins SD's Rounds, Daschle at Bipartisan Policy Center
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue has joined a nonprofit organization to work with a bipartisan group of former governors. The...
September 20, 2012 - 7:22am
September 5, 2012
SD delegation ready for low-stress Democratic convention
Former Sen. Tom Daschle is part of the South Dakota delegation to the Democratic Convention. Daschle, who served eight years in the House and 18 in the Senate representing the state before he was defeated in 2004, is listed as a super-delegate. Those are slots left open for current...
September 5, 2012 - 6:49am
June 29, 2012
SD politicians split on partisan lines over Supreme Court ruling
South Dakota politicians reacted along party lines to the Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act, also known as "Obamacare." Former Sen. Tom Daschle, who was briefly nominated by President Obama to serve as secretary of Health and Human Services, is no longer in public...
June 29, 2012 - 8:49am
April 2, 2012
McGovern, Daschle, Patrick Kennedy: 2012 should be Democratic year
SIOUX FALLS -- This is a good year to welcome a member of the most famed Democratic family to South Dakota, George McGovern said Saturday. Former...
April 2, 2012 - 8:32am
February 10, 2012
Daschle, Patrick Kennedy to speak at McGovern Day dinner
SIOUX FALLS -- Former Sen. Tom Daschle and former Rep. Patrick Kennedy, D-R.I., will join former Sen. George McGovern and Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D.,...
February 10, 2012 - 7:45am
January 23, 2012
Congress's six-figure benefits add to $674 billion pension gap
WASHINGTON -- Almost 15,000 federal retirees, including former leaders of Congress, a university president and a banker, are receiving six-figure pensions from a system that faces a $674.2 billion shortfall. About one of every 125 retired federal civilian workers collects more than...
January 23, 2012 - 12:01pm