Dakota Political Junkies

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In The Moment ... January 23, 2019 Show 500 Hour 2

The Dakota Political Junkies analyzed the South Dakota legislative session. From the lawsuit of a lobbyist to the civics education and concealed carry, we'll hit the highlights before this afternoon's budget address.

Today we were joined by Jonathan Ellis, with the Sioux Falls "Argus Leader" and Roger Whittle, managing editor of the Watertown "Public Opinion."

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In The Moment ... January 16, 2019 Show 496 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Noel Hamiel and Jon Schaff visit about news coming out of the 2019 legislative session in Pierre.

They also discuss President Trump's recent Tweet that has many upset at his reference to Wounded Knee in a barb directed at Senator Elizabeth Warren and her husband.

Dakota Political Junkies: State Of The State

Jan 9, 2019
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In The Moment ... January 9, 2019 Show 491 Hour 2

Governor Kristi Noem delivered her first State of the State address in Pierre Tuesday.

The Dakota Political Junkies, Seth Tupper of the Rapid City Journal and Jon Hunter of the Madison Daily Leader, discuss what they describe as a "very different" address. 

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In The Moment ... December 19, 2018 Show 483 Hour 2

We review the top news stories of 2018. A deeper look at the new farm bill and a discussion of Time Magazine's Person of the Year.

We're joined by former South Dakota lawmaker and member of the South Dakota Newspaper Hall of Fame, Noel Hamiel. And publisher of the Madison Daily Leader, Jon Hunter.

Dakota Political Junkies: A New Farm Bill

Dec 13, 2018

In The Moment ... December 12, 2018 Show 478 Hour 2

U.S. Senators John Thune and Mike Rounds are rallying behind a new farm bill that passed yesterday in the Senate. Thune, a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, says input from the state's farmers and ranchers helped craft the bill that passed by a vote of 87-13.

Dakota Political Junkies Jon Schaff and Roger Whittle discuss the new farm bill along with appointments to Governor-elect Kristi Noem's staff.

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In The Moment ... November 21, 2018 Show 465 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Seth Tupper and Roger Whittle join us for a look at the week's top political headlines. Today we discuss new Democratic leadership in the state legislature and South Dakota campaign finance laws.

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In the Moment brings you special post-election coverage with insight from SDPB's reporters, analysis from politial scientiests and the Dakota Political Junkies, and thoughts on lessons learned from state legislative and state party leaders.

SDPB's Lee Strubinger and Jackie Hendry recap Election Night in South Dakota.

Black Hills State University's Pam Carriveau discusses the statewide bollot questions and how South Dakotans spoke on citizen democracy.

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Oct 24, 2018
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In The Moment ... October 24. 2018 Show 447 Hour 2

We're two weeks out from the 2018 election.

Dakota Political Junkies Jon Hunter and Roger Whittle joined In The Moment today for a look at a governor's race that's capturing national attention, anticipation for independent polling numbers, and some insight into this year's ballot questions.

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Oct 3, 2018
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In The Moment ... October 3. 2018 Show 435 Hour 2

We're just a month away from the November election.

In today’s show we visited about the race for governor along with South Dakota's congressional reaction to this week's announcement of a new trade deal with Canada, replacing the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Jon Hunter, Publisher of the Madison Daily Leader and Jonathan Ellis, Investigative Reporter with the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, joined this week’s Dakota Political Junkies. 

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Oct 1, 2018
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In The Moment ... September 26. 2018 Show 430 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 welcomed in Jonathan Ellis, Argus Leader investigative reporter, and Dana Ferguson, Argus Leader watchdog/politics reporter.

 

 

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In The Moment ... September 19, 2018 Show 425 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, and Seth Tupper, Rapid City Journal Enterprise Reporter.

The main topics discussed in the show were the potential changes in policy that would put at risk state hemp farmers and the proposed changes to South Dakota Board of Regions freedom of speech policy. 

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In The Moment ... September 12, 2018 Show 420 Hour 2

President Donald Trump made a whirlwind stop in Sioux Falls Friday to join Republican gubernatorial candidate Kristi Noem on the campaign trail.

Tuesday, Sanford Health introduced former Veterans Administration Secretary David Shulkin as a new administrator.

Dakota Political Junkies Roger Whittle of the Watertown Public Opinion and Jonathan Ellis of the Sioux Falls Argus Leader discuss these items and more.

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In The Moment ... August 29, 2018 Show 411 Hour 2

Seth Tupper, reporter from the Rapid City Journal, and Jon Hunter, publisher from the Madison Daily Leader, joined In The Moment to analyze the top political headlines of the week. 

Today the conversation was centered around the newspaper tariffs, the gubernatorial race and orphan natural gas wells.  

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In The Moment ... August 22, 2018 Show 406 Hour 2

The South Dakota state Republican majority caucus asks lawmakers to sign a memo detailing expectations for the upcoming session. 

Joining In The Moment for insight is Roger Whittle, managing editor of the Watertown Public Opinion, an Jonathan Ellis, columnist and reporter for Argus Leader Media. 

 

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In The Moment ... August 15, 2018 Show 401 Hour 2

Can a state legislator replace himself on the November ballot? And, what kind of spending restrictions are candidates dealing with this election year?

 

We'll have our Dakota Political Junkies take on those questions and others. Joining today's In The Moment Seth Tupper of the Rapid City Journal.

 

And former South Dakota lawmaker and member of the South Dakota Newspaper Hall of Fame, Noel Hamiel. 

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In The Moment ... August 8, 2018 Show 396 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies Dana Ferguson and Jon Hunter discuss the scheduled execution of Rodney Berget, Senator Mike Rounds' Tuesday visit to Sioux Falls, the latest poll in the U.S. House race between Dusty Johnson, Tim Bjorkman and George Hendrickson and Governor Daugaard's request for a special session of the State Legislature.

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In The Moment ... August 1, 2018 Show 391 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 Jonathan Ellis, Sioux Falls Argus Leader reporter. We also have the managing editor of the Watertown Public Opinion, Roger Whittle. 

In The Moment ... July 25, 2018 Show 386 Hour 2

Noel Hamiel, Former State Legislator and member of the South Dakota Newspaper Hall of Fame, and Seth Tupper, Rapid City Journal enterprise reporter, joined this week's Political Junkies segment.

We remembered journalists Denise Ross, Roger Kasa and David Kranz.

They also brought the latest update on Maria Butina.

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In The Moment ... July 18, 2018 Show 381 Hour 2

A woman who spoke to South Dakotans about freedom has been arrested and charged with conspiracy to act as an agent of the Russian Federation.

What's the impact on the South Dakota political scene?

Dakota Political Junkie Jon Hunter, from the Madison Daily Leader, joined In The Moment with an update on the topic.

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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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