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U.S. Education Dept. ends Obama-era guidance on college sex crimes
Investigation launched into HHS Secretary Tom Price's travel on charter jets
Rapper Chief Keef pleads not guilty to South Dakota charges
Bankruptcies for Sept. 7 through Sept. 20
State GOP party won't reprimand lawmaker over Facebook post
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
Hope returns in crop forecast
Game of the Week: Three things to watch between Gregory and Bon Homme
Kernel softball loses doubleheader against Lynx
Mitchell looks to get back on track against Douglas
Area volleyball roundup: MCM downs Parkston
Moller finishes sixth at Yankton meet
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Judith Downs Gilbert
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Larry R. Reimnitz
Commentary: Supporting Trump is perfectly normal behavior
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
THUNE: Service academies offer students a unique opportunity to serve
DAUGAARD: Looking ahead to another Buffalo Roundup
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
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
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.
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