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Accusations of nepotism in the Noem administration

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem at the Sioux Falls city hall building in June 2020. The state's coronavirus cases and hospitalizations are rising, but Noem has said they are in good shape.
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem at the Sioux Falls city hall building in June 2020.

In the Moment is SDPB’s daily news and arts program.

Sen. John Thune says Democrats should "temper" their spending in uncertain times. We talk with the senator about the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act of 2017, the pandemic economic disruption, and this week's deadlines for avoiding debt default and a partial federal government shutdown.

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An age discrimination settlement leads to a public outcry of ethics violations and nepotism in the Noem administration. Dakota Political Junkies Jonathan Ellis and Michael Card, Ph.D. discuss the controversy.

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