Joe Biden

PBS Newshour

We examine the events that led up to the January 6th violent disruption of the democratic process inside the U.S. Capitol building. We'll recap how a mob of pro-Trump extremists breached the barriers of the Capitol and gained access to both chambers of Congress, temporarily interrupting the official Congressional certification of state election results. 

 

Guests 1 (00:00): U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson.

Guests 2 (16:46): Lisa Hager and David Wiltse, professors of political science at South Dakota State University. 

When it comes to agriculture and the Biden administration, there are a few key areas to keep an eye on, including trade policy and environmental incentives and regulations. Soil carbon storage incentives and biofuel support are topics to watch. Immigration policy impacts farm labor and the food production chain. 

In this week's In the Moment podcast, we dive into the question: "What will Biden's administration mean for South Dakota's agriculture industry?"

Guests:

Kevin McNew, Chief Economist with the Farmers Business Network |

PoliSci Profs: Biden Chooses Harris

Aug 13, 2020
NPR

In The Moment … August 13, 2020 Show 880 Hour 1

When Kamala Harris appeared with Joe Biden on Wednesday as his running mate for the first time, the speculation around why Biden chose her ranged widely. Some said it's simply identity politics, while others argued her determined personality and background a prosecutor makes her the right fit for taking on Trump. Joining us with more are Lisa Hager, an assistant professor of Political Science at South Dakota State University, and David Wiltse, he's an associate professor of Political Science at South Dakota State University.​

pbs.org

In The Moment ... May 21, 2019 Show 580 Hour 1

It was the U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearing that descended into chaos before it even began. Yet, the groundwork for the partisan battle over the Brett Kavanaugh hearings was laid decades before during the confirmation hearings over another conservative judge - Robert Bork.

FRONTLINE's Supreme Revenge premieres Tuesday at 9:00 Central/8:00 Mountain on SDPB-TV and online at pbs.org/frontline. Producer/reporter Gabrielle Schonder joins In The Moment with a preview.

Cancer, says Vice President Joe Biden, is personal.

He spoke at the South Dakota Cancer Moonshot Summit via simultaneous, nationwide livestream, calling for cooperation, innovation, and accountability in cancer research and treatment nationwide.

SDPB’s Director of Radio Cara Hetland brings you scenes from the Summit, including impassioned comments from the vice-president: "Time matters. Days matter. Minutes matter."

DAKOTACARE

Dana Ferguson, watchdog state government and political reporter for the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, joined guest host Cara Hetland to discuss DAKOTACARE's exit from the Federal Exchange and a federal immigration agency's plan to drop South Dakota's EB-5 program among other items.