Politics & Elections

Sen. Franken Says He Strongly Supports “Fight for $15” Campaign

U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) said he strongly supported the tens of thousands of workers in Minnesota and across the country holding rallies as part of campaign “Fight for $15,” the goal of which is for companies to increase wages and provide workers with a stronger voice in the workplace.

Paul Says He's Running For President

Sen. Rand Paul is entering the campaign for the Republican presidential nomination -- saying he wants to "return our country to the principles of liberty and limited government."

Senate Majority Leader Tim Rave To Resign

State Sen. Tim Rave has announced his resignation from the South Dakota State Senate. Rave, a Baltic Republican who serves as senate majority leader, is resigning to accept a position with Sanford Health as enterprise vice president for public policy.

Sen. Lederman Resigns; Governor Invites Public Input

State Sen. Dan Lederman has resigned his seat in the South Dakota State Senate. Lederman, a Dakota Dunes Republican, also serves as assistant majority leader.“Dan Lederman has been a vigorous advocate for his constituents and for South Dakota,” said Gov. Daugaard. “He will certainly be missed, and I wish the best to him and his family.”

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