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South Dakota Senate

Democrats Scale Back Spending In South Dakota Senate Race

AP | By PHILIP ELLIOTT and HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 12.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are scaling back their spending in South Dakota, as recent polls show the Republican nominee, former Gov. Mike Ro...

Could One County Swing The Senate?

Ozy | Joe Flood | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

This story was originally published by Ozy. Kevin Killer wasn’t intending to block a Republican takeover of the U.S. Senate. He was just sick of ...

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 unbiase...

Republicans To Spend $1 Million On Ads In South Dakota

AP | By KEVIN BURBACH and PHIL ELLIOTT | Posted 12.11.2014 | Politics

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The National Republican Senatorial Committee plans to reserve $1 million worth of television advertising time in South Dakota, a...

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...

Sam Stein

Rick Weiland Has A Minivan, $300,000 And A Guitar. Can He Get To The Senate? | Sam Stein | Posted 10.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Can you win a seat in the United States Senate by driving around in a minivan, strumming a guitar and singing about the evils of money i...

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...

GOP Rep Rules Out Senate Bid

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

Rep. Kristi Noem (R-S.D.) will not run for South Dakota's open Senate seat next year and will instead seek a third term representing the state's at-la...

Top Democrat Decides Against Senate Run

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (D-S.D.) on Monday announced that she wouldn't seek the state's open Senate seat, set to be vacated by retiring ...

Dem Sen's Future Up In The Air

AP | CHET BROKAW | Posted 02.04.2013 | Politics

PIERRE, S.D. — U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson of South Dakota on Wednesday left open the possibility he will not seek re-election in 2014. After former ...

Steve Hildebrand, Former Obama Campaign Official, Considering South Dakota Senate Run

CNN | Mark Preston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senior Obama campaign official Steve Hildebrand is eyeing a Democratic primary challenge to South Dakota Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, a decision he...