Tom Dempster

Dakota Political Junkies

Nov 10, 2020
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In The Moment … November 10, 2020 Show 939 Hour 1

President Trump has mobilized legal teams to challenge last week's election results in several states. Governor Kristi Noem, who hit the campaign trail hard for the president supports his lawsuits. Meanwhile, Senator John Thune says claims of fraud against Joe Biden in the general election are unfounded.  Joining us for this special edition of the Political Junkies is former South Dakota lawmaker Tom Dempster. Also with us is Madison Daily Leader Publisher Jon Hunter. 

Dakota Political Junkies

Aug 19, 2020
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In The Moment … August 19, 2020 Show 884 Hour 1

Political Junkies: Back To School

Jul 29, 2020
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In The Moment … July 29, 2020 Show 869 Hour 1

Dakota Political Junkies

Jul 8, 2020
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In The Moment … July 8, 2020 Show 854 Hour 1

President Donald Trump's visit to the Black Hills and Mount Rushmore is still generating news. Governor Kristi Noem accompanied the president and first lady back to Washington, D.C., on Air Force One. Meanwhile, NEWSMAX is calling Noem "The Iron Lady of the Prairie" in the July issue of their magazine.  Today we discuss the governor's COVID-19 response... and a GOP for Biden office in Madison. 

 

Dakota Political Junkies

Jun 17, 2020
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In The Moment … June 17, 2020 Show 840 Hour 2

Political Junkies: The "Back to Normal" Plan

Apr 29, 2020
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In The Moment ... April 28, 2020 Show 806 Hour 2

Dakota Political Junkies

Mar 18, 2020
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In The Moment ... March 18, 2020 Show 776 Hour 2

As South Dakotans seek information regarding COVID-19 in South Dakota, we gather the Dakota Political Junkies for an update on state politics, including government leadership and government partnerships in time of disruption.  Mike Card is a political science professor at the University of South Dakota. Tom Dempster is a former state lawmaker. 

Political Junkies: Mar 3

Mar 4, 2020
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In The Moment ... March 4, 2020 Show 766 Hour 2

This week's Dakota Political Junkies are Jon Hunter, publisher of the Madison Daily Leader, and former South Dakota State Senator, Tom Dempster, who represented District 9 for four terms. They join us for a dicussion about this week's top political headlines.

Politics and public policy reporting is supported by The Center for Western Studies at Augustana University

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In The Moment ... February 5, 2020 Show 747 Hour 2

Local reaction to the State of the Union address, the impeachment process continues, and a look into the ongoing legislative session in Pierre. It's Wednesday and time for our weekly get together with the Dakota Political Junkies. 

Joining us are Jon Schaff, professor of Political Science at Northern State University, and former South Dakota State Senator Tom Dempster.

Political Junkies: State Of The State

Jan 15, 2020
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In The Moment ... January 15, 2020 Show 734 Hour 2

South Dakota is open for business! Governor Kristi Noem highlighted the state's business climate during her State of the State address yesterday in Pierre. She also touched on industrial hemp, meth treatment, and agriculture in her speech delivered in front of the South Dakota Legislature.

The Dakota Political Junkies are ready to discuss the governor's address. Joining us are Jon Hunter, publisher of the Madison Daily Leader, and former South Dakota State Senator, Tom Dempster, who represented District 9 for four terms.

In The Moment ... December 14, 2017 Show 240 Hour 2 

Tom Dempster returned from the journey of a lifetime -  to the fjords and fishing villages of Scandanavia, and into the pages of great Nordic literature.

He brought back a story, crafted into a mini-documentary of his trip. You can find it in its entirety on our Facebook page.

He joins In the Moment host Lori Walsh to talk about history, immigration, and why we travel.

Tom Dempster

In The Moment ... September 21, 2017 Show 182 Hour 1

Tom Dempster likes to talk with his friends and share those conversations with SDPB.  He is a director of IFAM Capital and has held elected office for 17 years, nine years as a Minnehaha County Commissioner, and eight years as a SD State Senator where he served as Assistant Majority Leader and Chairman of the State Affairs Committee. Tom sat down with his friend Dr. Jerry Simmons. Simmons is a pathologist in Sioux Falls But this conversation is about his time as a Captain during Vietnam.

Tom Dempster

In The Moment ... September 20, 2017 Show 181 Hour 1

Tom Dempster likes to talk with his friends and share those conversations with SDPB.  He is a Director of IFAM Capital, and has held elected office for seventeen years, nine years as a Minnehaha County Commissioner, and eight years as a SD State Senator where he served as Assistant Majority Leader and Chairman of the State Affairs Committee.