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Fixture in SD politics looks to lock up Senate race - VIDEO: SD race features common opponent

There's no such thing as a sure thing in politics -- but for Republicans, South Dakota's open Senate seat is as close as it comes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tim Johnson, South Dakota, South Dakota Government, US Governors

Wed Aug 27, 2014

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

A Guide To The EB-5 Program Investigation In SD Aug. 27

Republican and Democratic lawmakers hope to delve deeper into the scandal involving an investment-for-green-card program at the Sept.

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Related Topix: Pierre, SD, us Travel, Travel, US Governors, Dennis Daugaard, Aberdeen, SD, Marty, SD

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

SD Democrats asking 4 men to testify about EB-5

Two Democratic lawmakers are asking the governor and three other men to testify under oath and in person about an investment-for-green-card program.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dennis Daugaard, Sioux City, IA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

KSFY

Tidemann to ask Joop Bollen to speak on EB-5

The chair of the state's Government Operations and Audit Committee says he plans to ask the man who formerly handled the state's role in an investment-for-green-card program to speak at its next meeting.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dennis Daugaard, Air Force Academy, CO

Thu Aug 21, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Rounds gets a kick out of Weiland slip at debate

Cindy Davis & The Associated Press U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland says it was a ``light moment'' when he called opponent and former Republican Governor Mike Rounds ``senator'' during a public forum Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Rapid City, SD

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KSFY

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"The entire world is appalled" by ISIS's slaughter of American journalist James Foley, a visibly angry President Obama said today.

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The Miami Herald

US Senate hopefuls square off in 1st of 4 debates

The four South Dakota candidates vying for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Tim Johnson have squared off in their first debate.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tim Johnson, South Dakota, South Dakota Government, US Governors, Healthcare Law, Law, Environmental Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

SD Dems Asks Panel To Subpoena Daugaard, Rounds

South Dakota Democrats want a legislative committee to subpoena Governor Dennis Daugaard and former Governor Mike Rounds in its probe of the immigrant investor EB-5 program.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dennis Daugaard, Yankton, SD, Brookings, SD

USA Today

Sen. Harry Reid worries about South Dakota seat

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid voiced confidence about Democrats keeping control of the Senate, but he's concerned about the race in South Dakota.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tim Johnson, South Dakota, South Dakota Government, Harry Reid, Senator Mark Begich, US Governors

Mon Aug 18, 2014

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

SD Got Involved With EB-5 Via No-Bid Contract

South Dakota got involved with the EB-5 immigrant investor program in 2009 when it entered into an exclusive no-bid contract with Joop Bollen and his firm - South Dakota Regional Center Inc. South Dakota's involvement with EB-5 has come under scrutiny after former South Dakota Tourism Secretary Richard Benda committed suicide last fall.

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Related Topix: South Dakota, South Dakota Government, Suicide, Marty, SD, US Governors

KSCJ-AM Sioux City

Rounds Says Current Congress is a oeBROKENa

FORMER SOUTH DAKOTA GOVERNOR MIKE ROUNDS SAYS ONE OF THE REASONS HE'S RUNNING FOR THE U.S. SENATE IS THAT THE POLITICAL PROCESS IS "BROKEN" AND PEOPLE ARE TIRED OF CONGRESS NOT BEING ABLE TO FUNCTION: ROUNDS, WHO IS REPUBLICAN AND SEEKING TO REPLACE RETIRING DEMOCRAT TIM JOHNSON IN THE SENATE, WOULD ALSO ABOLISH THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: ROUNDS ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tim Johnson, US Politics, US Governors, Republican, Chuck Grassley, Sioux City, IA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Crooks and Liars

Money In Politics: Rising In Intensity As A 2014 Election Issue

In the 2014 election, more candidates are taking up the fight against big money in politics, to take the country back from the special interests controlling Washington.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tim Johnson, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US Governors, Nebraska, Liberal Political News

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Daily Kos

SD-Sen: PPP Has Mike Rounds (R) Leading Rick Weiland (D) 39-31

Public Policy Polling's newest South Dakota survey finds Mike Rounds continuing to show an inability to pull away in the Senate race.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Instapundit

The Beef with Those Chinese Visas in South Dakota Senate Race

No, it isn't a 21st-century All the King's Men but rather the facts and innuendo swirling around prohibitive favorite Mike Rounds' attempt to turn a blue Senate seat red in South Dakota-and maybe return control of the U.S. Senate to Republicans.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Democrat, Tim Johnson, US Politics, South Dakota, South Dakota Government, US Governors, us Travel, Travel, Pierre, SD

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