U.S. House of Representatives

News Special: Congressman Johnson

Dec 30, 2019

Dusty Johnson was elected to Congress during a turbulent time in American history. Months later he would vote no as the U.S. House of Representatives debated articles of impeachment for President Donald Trump. 

For an In the Moment special, Congressman Johnson sat down with host Lori Walsh for an in-depth conversation about impeachment. He also discusses the passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, the National Defense Authorization Act, and his plan for addressing the high cost of prescription drugs in America.


In The Moment ... June 17, 2019 Show 597 Hour 1

Forage stocks in South Daktoa are running low. How does the soggy spring impact livestock down the road, and what kind of relief is available for farmers and ranchers from Congress?

U.S. Representative Dusty Johnson explains the bipartisan efforts in Washington to answer the call for South Dakota producers.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... September 4, 2018 Show 414 Hour 2

South Dakota Public Broadcasting introduces you to the candidates of the 2018 election.

We've welcomed Democratic candidate Tim Bjorkman, Republican candidate Dusty Johnson, and Libertarian candidate George Hendrickson.

Today Independent candidate Ron Wieczorek joined In The Moment for a live conversation.

In The Moment ... November 7, 2017 Show 215 Hour 2 

Tim Bjorkman is a 5th generation South Dakotan who says running for Congress wasn't on his radar until recently.

​Bjorkman graduated from Kimball High School and USD. He served as a lawyer in the state for more than 20 years.

In 2006, he was elected as a judge of the First Judicial Circuit for South Dakota. He was re-elected without opposition in 2014, where he served until leaving the bench in June 2017.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... October 11, 2017 Show 196 Hour 2

George Hendrickson is an Independent candidate for U.S. House. He joins us for a look at his candidacy. We talk citizen democracy, Constitutional integrity, and Cannabis.

Paula Hawks Thanks Supporters

Nov 8, 2016
Nate Wek

Paula Hawks took time to thank her supporters at the South Dakota Democratic Party gathering in Sioux Falls Tuesday night. Hawks said she had fun running against incumbent Republican Kristi Noem who was elected to another two-year term to the U.S. House of Representatives. She encouraged members of the Democratic Party to come together and get involved.

South Dakota Public Broadcasting crews spoke with State Lawmaker Paula Hawks after her speech.