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Ex-president George H.W. Bush had good night's rest, remains in ICU
Obama commutes prison sentences for 330 before leaving office
Fargo police chief among those offering condolences in death of Rolette County deputy
One problem with shutting down the circus: Where will the animals go?
Avalanche destroys Italian hotel, up to 30 feared dead under snow
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Trump formally announces Perdue as nominee for agriculture
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Six area teams scheduled for boys basketball shootout in Madison
Tiger men roll past Dordt
Photos from Dakota Wesleyan's doubleheader sweep of Dordt College
Defense carries the day for Tiger women over Dordt
Winner’s Ewing is latest Warrior to join Jackrabbits
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Thomas Ralph Mielke
Marian L. Young
W.P. "Pete" Olson
Ardith J. Muilenburg
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
Palace City Profile: Life's path led back home for the Anderson family
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
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