GOP Senate candidates take stands at SDNA forum

South Dakota’s five Republican candidates for U.S. Senate – Mike Rounds, Stace Nelson, Annette Bosworth, Jason Ravnsborg, and Larry Rhoden – spent about 65 minutes responding to questions asked by a panel of reporters during the Saturday, April 12, candidates’ forum sponsored by the South Dakota Newspaper Association. The forum was held in Pierre in conjunction with the SDNA’s annual convention. (Photo by David Lias)

By Bob Mercer State Capitol Bureau PIERRE — The federal Affordable Healthcare Act should be repealed, all five Republicans running for their party’s U.S. Senate nomination said Saturday, April 12. Their opposition to Obamacare and their general dislike for President Barack Obama were among the few big points on which … Read Article

Republicans and Democrats have primaries for governor, with man and woman in each

By Bob Mercer State Capitol Bureau PIERRE – Absentee voting begins just around the corner on April 18 for party primary elections in South Dakota, and Republicans and Democrats will have choices to make for their nominees for governor. Each party had a second gubernatorial candidate submit petitions Tuesday. Republican … Read Article