Dakota Political Junkies

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In The Moment ... June 20, 2018 Show 362 Hour 2

Each week, In The Moment gathers the week it is in politics. We then bring in our Dakota Political Junkies to provide their knowledge. Today we welcome in Jon Hunter, the publisher of the Madison daily Leader. We also have the executive editor of the Aberdeen American News, JJ Perry.

Dakota Poltical Junkies Talk Dem Convention And AG

Jun 13, 2018
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In The Moment ... June 13, 2018 Show 357 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Jonathan Ellis and Denise Ross discuss the upcoming state convention for Democrats, the race for Attorney General, Senator John Thune and the 2018 Farm Bill.

The Junkies convene every Wednesday at 12:06 p.m Central/11:06 a.m. Mountain on In The Moment.

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Journalist and SDPB Dakota Political Junkie Denise Ross joins In the Moment for a special one-hour conversation about life with cancer.

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In The Moment ... May 23, 2018 Show 343 Hour 2

Seth Tupper and Jon Hunter join us to talk about the top political headlines in South Dakota. We discuss Marsy's Law, education funding, and the Legion Lake Fire reporting by Tupper.

In The Moment ... May 9, 2018 Show 333 Hour 2

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May 2, 2018
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In The Moment ... May 2, 2018 Show 328 Hour 2

Paul Ten Haken won yesterday's runoff election in Sioux Falls over Jolene Loetcher to become mayor-elect of South Dakota's largest city.  Dakota Political Junkies Dana Ferguson and Jonathan Ellis of the Sioux Falls Argus Leader discuss the results as well as our statewide campaigns. 

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In The Moment ... April 25, 2018 Show 323 Hour 2

Dana Ferguson is a watchdog government reporter for the Sioux Falls Argus Leader. She discusses the latest developments in the Sioux Falls mayoral race along with the rest of the state's political news.

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Apr 18, 2018
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In The Moment ... April 18, 2018 Show 318 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Seth Tupper and Jon Hunter visit about Attorney General Marty Jackley's appearance before the U.S. Supreme Court in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc., along with the rest of the political news in the state. 

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In The Moment ... April 11, 2018 Show 313 Hour 2

Numbers matter. Today we look at dollar signs and polling numbers with the Dakota Political Junkies. Plus, we look behind the point spread to see if the poll itself tells us anything about the nature of the race for governor. Jonathan Ellis, reporter and columnist with Argus Leader Media and Noel Hamiel, former state representative and member of the South Dakota Newspaper Hall of Fame are this week's Dakota Political Junkies.

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In the Moment ... April 4, 2018 Show 308 Hour 2

Today we welcome Dakota Political Junkies Roger Whittle and J.J. Perry to the program.

Roger Whittle is Watertown Public Opinion managing editor. J.J. Perry is Executive Editor for Aberdeen American News.

In The Moment ... March 21, 2018 Show 301 Hour 2 

Argus Leader reporter and columnist Jonathan Ellis joins us for this week's Dakota Political Junkies. We talk about the Sioux Falls Mayor race, gubernatorial campaign wrangling, and the recent drowning at Falls Park.

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In the Moment ... March 13, 2018 Show 296 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Seth Tupper and Dana Ferguson join us for a look at the week in politics. Today we discuss transparency in government and the "winners and losers" of the 2018 Session.

In The Moment ... March 7, 2018 Show 291 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Jon Hunter and Jonathan Ellis discuss the week's top political headlines. Today's topics include state lawmakers' decision to not review sexual harassment and code of conduct policies this session and a government transparency bill that was defeated by lawmakers.

In the Moment ... February 28, 2018 Show 286 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Denise Ross and J.J. Perry join In the Moment to discuss the week's top political headlines. Today we discuss the closing weeks of the South Dakota legislative session.

In The Moment ... February 21, 2018 Show 281 Hour 2

Roger Whittle, Managing Editor, Watertown Public Opinion, and Jonathan Ellis, Reporter/Columnist, Argus Leader Media, join us for a look at the week's top headlines in state politics. Today's topics include efforts to curb refugee resettlement in the state as well as calls from state lawmakers for school districts to train armed "sentinels."

 

In the Moment ... February 14, 2018 Show 277 Hour 2

Seth Tupper and Jon Hunter join In the Moment host Lori Walsh for a conversation about the top political headlines in the state. Today we discuss the unusual life of Paul Erickson, the ongoing debate over open primaries, and new revenue projections coming out of Pierre.

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In The Moment ... February 7, 2018 Show 272 Hour 2

South Dakota lawmakers are dealing with 534 bills and 19 joint resolutions. For today's conversation about protection for student journalists and reviewing third party candidate opportunities, we're joined by Dana Ferguson from the Sioux Falls Argus Leader and J.J. Perry from the Aberdeen American News.
 

In The Moment ... January 24, 2018 Show 262 Hour 2

Jon Hunter ("Madison Daily Leader" publisher) and Roger Whittle ("Watertown Public Opinion" managing editor) discuss the state's top political headlines of the week. Today we talk about legislation making its way through the Statehouse, including attempts to address lawmaker salaries, require lawmaker drug testing, and more.

In The Moment ... January 17, 2018 Show 257 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Denise Ross and Dana Ferguson discuss the week's top headlines in Pierre. This week: sexual harassment training in Pierre, citizen journalists, and campus free speech legislation.

In The Moment ... January 10, 2018 Show 253 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Seth Tupper and Jonathan Ellis join In the Moment host Lori Walsh for a look at the first week of the 2018 legislative session in South Dakota. We talk about Governor Dennis Daugaard's State of the State address and more.

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In The Moment ... January 3, 2018 Show 248 Hour 2

Today's political junkies include Jon Hunter from the Madison Daily Leader and Roger Whittle from the Watertown Public Opinion. Topics include the upcoming elections later this year along with the start of the legislative session here in South Dakota.

In The Moment ... December 20, 2017 Show 244 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Roger Whittle and Seth Tupper join us for a look back at the top news stories in the state for 2017.

From tech school dominance to the Legion Lake Fire, we unpack the stories that resonated this year.

In The Moment ... December 13, 2017 Show 239 Hour 2 

Dakota Political Junkies Jon Hunter and Jonathan Ellis join In the Moment host Lori Walsh to discuss the week's top political headlines. We talk about U.S. Senator John Thune's call for character in Washington, Governor Dennis Duagaard's letter to the Des Moines Register defending Wall Drug and South Dakota's tax structure, and more.

In The Moment ... December 6, 2017 Show 234 Hour 2 

Dakota Political Junkies Denise Ross and Dana Ferguson join In the Moment host Lori Walsh for a recap and analysis of Governor Dennis Daugaard's budget address.

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In The Moment ... November 22, 2017 Show 226 Hour 2

Jon Hunter is publisher of the Madison Daily Leader. He joins us for our weekly state politics update. Today we talk about the Keystone pipeline leak and potential political implications as well as recent comments by South Dakota’s Congressional delegation regarding politics and accusations of sexual harassment.

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In The Moment ... November 15, 2017 Show 221 Hour 2

Jonathan Ellis, Sioux Falls Argus Leader, and Jon Hunter, Madison Daily Leader publisher, join us for a look at the week’s top state political headlines. Today we look at lawmaker requests for a 70 percent pay raise, accountability for state teacher pay increases, the challenges of Marsy’s Law, and more.

In The Moment ... November 8, 2017 Show 216 Hour 2 

Dakota Political Junkies Denise Ross and Dana Ferguson join us for a look at the state's top political headlines. Today we discuss early signs of what's in store for the 2018 South Dakota ballot and how national news of Democrat victories may (or may not) impact South Dakota.

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In The Moment ... November 1, 2017 Show 211 Hour 2

Roger Whittle with the Watertown Public Opinion and Seth Tupper from the Rapid City Journal join the show today to talk state politics.

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In The Moment ... October 25, 2017 Show 206 Hour 2

We begin the hour with state politics. This week we welcome Dakota Political Junkies Dana Ferguson, watchdog reporter for the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, and Jon Hunter, publisher of the Madison Daily Leader. We discuss the “Me Too” hashtag and its impact on Pierre, the statues of the Mid-Central Educational Coop saga, and more.

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In The Moment ... October 18, 2017 Show 201 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Denise Ross and Jonathan Ellis join us to unpack the week’s top headlines in state politics. Today we talk about the Government Accountability Task Force, a lawsuit seeking more equitable care for transgender state employees, and sexual harassment in Pierre.

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