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Dennis Daugaard

Voters Make Picks In South Dakota Governor's Race

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

Incumbent Dennis Daugaard will again battle to be South Dakota's governor this November. Daugaard topped challenger Lora Hubbel in Tuesday's primar...

John Celock

GOP Gov Pushes Employment Plan To Colleagues

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican governor of South Dakota shared his personal experience growing up as the child of two deaf parents as part of the Nation...

Betting On Obamacare: GOP Governor Makes Medicaid Expansion For Poor Nevadans

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.13.2012 | Business

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval is the first Republican state leader to embrace a Medicaid expansion under President Barack Obama's health care reform law....

Jeffrey Young

Feds Say States Must Expand Medicaid All The Way To Get Full Obamcare Funding

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.11.2012 | Business

States must expand Medicaid all the way if they want to receive full Obamacare funding, federal officials said Monday. The health care reform law e...

Jeffrey Young

Tennessee's GOP Governor Is Latest To Reject Obamacare Health Insurance Exchange

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.10.2012 | Business

Tennessee won't help the federal government establish a vital component of President Barack Obama's health care reform law, Gov. Bill Haslam (R) said ...

'Able-Bodied' Poor Residents Won't Get Health Care, GOP Governor Announces

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 12.05.2012 | Business

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) opposes providing health benefits to more than 40,000 "able-bodied" poor people by expanding the state's Medicai...

Prominent Deaf Civil Rights Organization Thumbs Its Nose at LGBT People a Second Time

Courtney O'Donnell | Posted 10.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Courtney O'Donnell

The surprise thumbing of the nose at us by the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) during their national conference last month amounts to yet another slap in the face for LGBT people. This time, however, we've learned three crucial lessons.

New Wind Energy Bill

AP | CHET BROKAW | Posted 05.02.2012 | Green

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A measure that would refund about half the construction taxes for large wind energy projects and an environmental upgrade at Big...

South Dakota Abortion Bill Requiring 3-Day Wait For Abortion Signed Into Law

AP | CHET BROKAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PIERRE, S.D. — Women who want an abortion in South Dakota will face the longest waiting period in the nation – three days – and have...

GOP Governor Likely To Approve 'Some Of The Strictest' Abortion Restrictions In Country

AP | By NOMAAN MERCHANT | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

PIERRE, S.D. -- South Dakota's governor said Thursday that he'll likely sign off on new abortion guidelines that would be some of the strictest in the...

South Dakota Senate Passes Anti-Abortion Bill

AP | CHET BROKAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PIERRE, S.D. — The South Dakota Senate voted Wednesday to require women to wait 72 hours before they can have abortions and to submit to counsel...

South Dakota Election Results: Dennis Daugaard Defeats Scott Heidepriem In 2010 Governor's Race

AP | CHET BROKAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Republican Lt. Gov. Dennis Daugaard (DOO'-gahrd) has been elected South Dakota's new governor over Democratic candidate Scot...

Dennis Daugaard Defeats Scott Heidepriem In South Dakota Governor's Race

AP | CHET BROKAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Republican Lt. Gov. Dennis Daugaard (DOO'-gahrd) has been elected South Dakota's new governor over Democratic candidate Scot...

SD-Gov: 55% Daugaard (R), 36% Heidepriem (D) (Rasmussen 10/20)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/20/10; 500 likely voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Automated phone Rasmussen release South Dakota 2010 Governor 55% Daugaard (R), 36%...

SD-Gov: 57% Daugaard (R), 33% Heidepriem (D) (Rasmussen 10/4)

Huffington Post | Adam Carlson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/4/10; 500 likely voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) South Dakota 2010 Governor 57% Daugaard (R), 33...