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- Former Sen. Pressler considers another Senate bid Updated: Nov-11-13 5:20 pm
- SD code talkers being honored by Congress Updated: Nov-08-13 11:59 am
WASHINGTON - South Dakota has a lot on the line in Congress as the year comes to a close.
WASHINGTON - For decades, the wartime service of 96-year-old Edmond Harjo and other American Indian "code talkers" was something that wasn't even officially acknowledged, let alone publically recognized.
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - Like his Republican opponents, Democratic Senate candidate Rick Weiland of South Dakota thinks President Obama's health care law is flawed.
WASHINGTON - As Congress negotiates a compromise over the farm bill, the most important thing for South Dakota and its beleaguered livestock industry isn't any one provision. Rather, it's passing any sort of bill to restore the help for farmers that expired this fall.
PIERRE, South Dakota - Democratic Sen. Tim Johnson says he welcomes President Barack Obama's announcement allowing insurance companies to renew for another year policies that otherwise would be canceled because they don't comply with the new health care law.
WASHINGTON - In a story Nov. 12 about President Barack Obama's nomination of Tim Massad as chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Senate Banking Committee must approve Massad's nomination. It is the Senate Agriculture Committee that must approve it.
PIERRE, South Dakota - Former Sen. Larry Pressler said Monday he is considering running again for the U.S. Senate, this time as an independent.
American Indians who sent coded messages to shield U.S. military communications from the enemy during World Wars I and II are being honored later this month at the nation's capital.