Politics & Elections

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush Enters 2016 Race

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush entered the 2016 presidential campaign on Monday with a rally and speech at Miami Dade College, joining 10 other Republicans already in the race for the party's nomination.

Governor Appoints Transportation Commissioner

State Transportation Secretary Darin Bergquist announces that Kim Vanneman of Ideal has been appointed to the South Dakota Transportation Commission by Gov. Dennis Daugaard effective immediately.

Obama Makes 11th-Hour Bid To Save Trade Bill In House

President Barack Obama is paying a surprise visit to Capitol Hill in an 11th-hour bid to save his struggling trade bill. The legislation looks short of votes because of Democratic opposition as it faces showdown votes in the House on Friday.

Daugaard: Up To Feds If Health Subsidies Go Away

Gov. Dennis Daugaard says it's up to federal officials to come up with a potential solution for thousands of South Dakotans whose insurance premiums could jump thousands of dollars a year if the U.S. Supreme Court strikes down a key provision of the Affordable Care Act.

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