Dakota Political Junkies

Dakota Political Junkies

Oct 16, 2013

This week's Dakota Political Junkies are Jonathan Ellis, reporter and columnist with the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, and Jon Hunter, publisher of the Madison Daily Leader. Topics include a possible run for Governor by former Republican state legislator Lora Hubbel, debt/shutdown negotiations, U.S. Representative Kristi Noem and the 2013 Farm Bill and the re-opening of Mount Rushmore.

Dakota Political Junkies

Oct 9, 2013

Joining the program this week are Denise Ross, web editor with the Mitchell Daily Republic, and David Montgomery, political reporter with the Sioux Falls Argus Leader. Topics include the 2013 Farm Bill, the government shutdown, and State Rep. Jim Bolin’s withdrawal from the race for Commissioner of School and Public Lands.  

  

Dakota Political Junkies

Sep 25, 2013

Jon Hunter, publisher of the Madison Daily Leader, and David Montgomery, political reporter with the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, discussed the latest news in politics, including the 2013 Farm Bill and State Senator Shantel Krebs' announcement that she's a Secretary of State candidate.

Dakota Political Junkies

Sep 18, 2013

Denise Ross and Kevin Woster join Karl Gehrke at the Rapid City studio to discuss the farm bill, a Rapid City uranium mining petition denied by the Board of Minerals and Environment, Libertarian Kurt Evans' entrance into the U.S. Senate race and a new task force on establishing voter stations in three mostly Native American communities.

Dakota Political Junkies

Sep 11, 2013

Jonathan Ellis, reporter and columnist with the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, and Roger Whittle, managing editor of the Watertown Public Opinion discussed the latest in state politics, which included President Obama's address to the nation on possible military action against Syria, a new poll on South Dakota's U.S. Senate race and new leadership positions in the South Dakota Senate.

Dakota Political Junkies

Sep 4, 2013

Joining the program are Denise Ross, web editor of the Mitchell Daily Republic, and David Montgomery, political reporter with the Sioux Falls Argus Leader. Topics included the Daniel Willard robocall trial, a minimum wage initiative measure petition drive and a proposed ballot measure that would prohibit insurance companies from preventing their customers from choosing health care providers that are not included in company networks.

Dakota Political Junkies

Aug 14, 2013

Joining the program are Denise Ross, web editor with the Mitchell Daily Republic, and Jonathan Ellis, reporter and columnist with the Sioux Falls Argus Leader. Discussion topics included State Senate Majority Leader Russell Olson's resignation, State Representative Stace Nelson's announcement that he's seeking the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate and Governor Dennis Daugaard's appointment of former DM&E Railroad CEO Kevin Schieffer to the South Dakota Board of Regents.

Dakota Political Junkies

Aug 7, 2013

Joining the program this week are Jon Hunter, publisher of the Madison Daily Leader, and David Montgomery, political reporter with the Sioux Falls Argus Leader where he also writes the Political Smokeout blog. Topics this week include the controversy over whether Secretary of State Jason Gant has authority to release HAVA funds for early voting offices in three reservation communities, Representative Kristi Noem's bi-partisan sex trafficking legislation and Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos' purchase of the Washington Post.

Dakota Political Junkies

Jul 31, 2013

Joining the program are Kevin Woster, columnist and reporter with the Rapid City Journal, and Jon Hunter, publisher of the Madison Daily Leader. Topics included a possible U.S. Senate run by Republican legislator Stace Nelson, activities during the Congressional recess, immigration reform and the failed farm bill legislation.

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