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Samantha Lachman

Most Independent Candidates Didn't Live Up To The Hype | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Despite high expectations heading into Tuesday's election, independent candidates did not upend most of the competitive Senate and guber...

Would Rounds Indictment Leave South Dakota Without a Senator?

Ryan Casey | Posted 12.21.2014 | Politics
Ryan Casey

If Rounds insists on remaining in office throughout his criminal proceedings, constituents will be left to question his effectiveness as a senator and his ability to serve their interests.

Rick Weiland vs. Mike Rounds vs. Larry Pressler Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For South Dakota Senate Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 12.20.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Rick Weiland vs. Mike Rounds vs. Larry Pressler Senate race? One that will give you an unbiased,...

Who Should the Democrats Support in South Dakota? The Democrat

Mike Lux | Posted 12.13.2014 | Politics
Mike Lux

There is some chatter amongst some D.C. Democrats that it really doesn't matter in the South Dakota Senate race which of the two candidates running against Republican Mike Rounds beats him. Democrats, simply put: This is crazy talk.

Why South Dakota's Senate Race is Not Like Kansas

Ryan Casey | Posted 12.13.2014 | Politics
Ryan Casey

Dramatic developments last week in the South Dakota Senate race have left national political observers scrambling to make sense of it.

Yet Another Senate Candidate Is Facing Residency Questions

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics

The latest Senate contest to feature questions about local roots is in South Dakota, where Republican-turned-independent former Sen. Larry Pressler fa...

Samantha Lachman

Bizarre Turn Of Events Could Save Senate For Democrats As South Dakota Race Breaks Open | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

As the 2014 Senate midterm elections were heating up, pundit predictions were all over the map, but on this much they agreed: Democratic seats in Mont...

Poll Finds Independent Candidate Gaining In South Dakota

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

Kansas isn't the only state where an independent candidate could throw something of a wrench into the campaign for the Senate. A new poll of the r...

Paul Blumenthal

Major Investment In Unlikely 2014 Senate Race | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The "super PAC to end all super PACs" is making its second-biggest foray into 2014 elections with a $1 million expenditure supporting De...

Following the Spirit of the Sacred Pipe

Tim Giago | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics
Tim Giago

If America could rebuild the countries of its most hated enemies after World War II, why not the Indian Nations? Most Indian Nations were left with little or no hope for a future. Their villages were in shambles.

An Independent Can Awaken 'Party' Zombies

Tim Giago | Posted 11.21.2014 | Politics
Tim Giago

On Primary Election day the clerk told me I had to declare myself as a Republican or Democrat in order to get a ballot. As our old friend Rodney Dangerfield used to say, "I get no respect."

Coming to Grips with "The Technicality Generation"

Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ed Gurowitz, Ph.D.

If we continue to be "technically correct" without being morally centered as well, I can't help but recall with dread the old proverb: If we don't change our direction, we're liable to get where we're headed.

Former GOP Senator, Veteran Endorses Obama

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Sen. Larry Pressler (R-S.D.), who was the first Vietnam veteran to serve in the United States Senate, is the latest Republican to back Sen. Bar...