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Mike Rounds

 
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Title
Senator
South Dakota
Party Affiliation
Republican
2021-01-02
2027-01-02
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(2022 - current)
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07/21/2024 --abc7
Ideas had included having Harris slide into the nomination given her spot on an existing national ticket and ability to inherit the funds from Biden's campaign.
07/21/2024 --pilotonline
The GOP's anti-immigrant messaging resonates more with the current electorate than in past years, Vox senior politics reporter Christian Paz writes.
07/21/2024 --theepochtimes
President Joe Biden endorsed Vice President Kamala Harris as the party nominee, but the Democratic ticket is still uncertain.
07/21/2024 --journalstar
Garner Industries plans to sell the land where the remains of its manufacturing plant sit after a tornado blew through the area and took the company’s operation with it.
07/21/2024 --rawstory
Fox News host Eric Shawn pushed back on Rep. Tim Burchett (R-TN) after he claimed that there could have been a "conspiracy" to assassinate former President Donald Trump.During a Sunday interview on Fox News, Shawn asked Burchett for his theory on the security lapses that allowed the shooting at a rally in Pennsylvania earlier this month."What's feeding it right now is the thought of a conspiracy," Burchett replied. "That's why I wanted to have the hearing on Monday and just say, forget the convention and let's get on with this.""They had everything they needed to know in 48 hours or less," he continued. "I can guarantee you they know what the [shooter] had for breakfast that morning."The Fox News host called out Burchett after he "casually just mentioned the word conspiracy.""I mean, there's no evidence of a conspiracy, they say," Shawn noted. "They say that he's he's a lone 20-year-old, that there's no any indication of any type of conspiracy at all.""That's what they always say," Burchett scoffed. "They've said that on everyone until they don't say that.""Look, how does a 20-year-old kid get up on a rooftop, carry a ladder, a half a mile, park with a high-powered rifle and 20 rounds of shells up on a roof, and nobody knows it?" he argued. "We'll never know for sure because the kid's dead. And why did they wash the roof?""If you saw the drone footage, they've — it's a crime scene. Why did they wash the roof? This thing stinks."Burchett said he had a "tough" time believing there was not a conspiracy behind the shooting."Is it possible they washed the roof because they did process it correctly?" Shawn offered. "And in terms of the ladder, he didn't use a ladder, we're told, he climbed up on an air conditioning unit."EXCLUSIVE: Congress raids presidential campaign fund in surprise reversal"The ladder was found miles away with the bag by a guy who drove. A former Secret Service agent is saying this is a matter of staffing," he added. "I mean, look, Congressman, they've got to protect candidates. They've got to protect their families. They've got to protect foreign dignitaries. Are they understaffed? And this is an issue that they had to rely on the local police."The lawmaker said he didn't "buy" the official explanations."You got two people really in this race for president," Burchett observed. "And now they're going to — they'll run up and say we need more money. That's the Washington shuffle, brother.""They allowed a 20-year-old punk get up on a roof and outsmarted the best security service in the world," he added.Watch the video below from Fox News or at the link.
07/20/2024 --journalstar
An order from Nebraska's Secretary of State this week to stop registering voters with felony records prompted swift backlash, along with unanswered questions.
07/20/2024 --rawstory
Donald Trump on Saturday posted what was supposed to be an update on his health after he was shot in the ear, but political analysts and other onlookers weren't impressed.Trump posted the letter, which you can read here, on Truth Social. But it was penned by Trump's former White House doctor Ronny Jackson, who now serves as a Republican Texas lawmaker, who has been accused of handing out drugs freely and being drunk and doped up on Ambien on the job.Jackson has also previously been criticized for his hyper-partisan statements against the current president, Joe Biden.ALSO READ: Milwaukee girded for massive convention protests. But they got something else.The internet reacted poorly to the letter.Legal analyst Marcy Wheeler, of EmptyWheel, called Jackson "a conspiracy theorist who covered up Trump's near-lethal COVID and who turned the White House into a pill mill.""This is worth as much as toilet paper," the analyst added. "Love that self-imagined journalists are giving this as much credence as Trump’s propagandists."Allison Gill, a veteran and comedian better known as Mueller, She Wrote, also chimed in."Oh. Well if the pill mill guy who was demoted by the Navy says so," she wrote on Saturday.Journalist Yashar Ali noted that the letter was "signed by Dr. Ronny Jackson of all people."Commentator Brian Tyler Cohen noted the key words, as well."Operative words: 'from Ronny Jackson.'"Brett Meiselas wrote, "Ronny Jackson putting this out is a quick way to get no one to believe anything it says."According to The Shallow State, Jackson is "a sycophant and a quack.""Among those I'd rather take medical advice from include Dr. Dre, Dr. J, Doc Severinson, Dr. Hook, Dr. Suess, Dr. Strangelove, Dr. Scholls, Dr. Pepper, Doctor Who, Dr. Demento, Doctor Detroit, Docusign, and Dr. Quinn Medicine Woman," the account wrote Saturday.
07/20/2024 --huffpost
Already largely ignored, the 50-year-old law meant to guide the government's budget process faces new risks from Donald Trump.
07/18/2024 --kgw
With the election still more than 3 months away, potential 2028 presidential contenders are using the RNC in Milwaukee as a testing ground for their own futures.
07/18/2024 --kron4
Well-connected Democratic Party insiders say they expect President Biden to make a major announcement about his future soon after the Republican National Convention concludes in Milwaukee and that congressional leaders expect that Kamala Harris will become their nominee for president if Biden drops his reelection bid. The talk among high-level Democratic strategists and donors has [...]
07/18/2024 --abc4
Well-connected Democratic Party insiders say they expect President Biden to make a major announcement about his future soon after the Republican National Convention concludes in Milwaukee and that congressional leaders expect that Kamala Harris will become their nominee for president if Biden drops his reelection bid. The talk among high-level Democratic strategists and donors has [...]
07/18/2024 --cbs17
Well-connected Democratic Party insiders say they expect President Biden to make a major announcement about his future soon after the Republican National Convention concludes in Milwaukee and that congressional leaders expect that Kamala Harris will become their nominee for president if Biden drops his reelection bid. The talk among high-level Democratic strategists and donors has [...]
07/18/2024 --wsav
Well-connected Democratic Party insiders say they expect President Biden to make a major announcement about his future soon after the Republican National Convention concludes in Milwaukee and that congressional leaders expect that Kamala Harris will become their nominee for president if Biden drops his reelection bid. The talk among high-level Democratic strategists and donors has [...]
07/18/2024 --wfla
Well-connected Democratic Party insiders say they expect President Biden to make a major announcement about his future soon after the Republican National Convention concludes in Milwaukee and that congressional leaders expect that Kamala Harris will become their nominee for president if Biden drops his reelection bid. The talk among high-level Democratic strategists and donors has [...]
07/18/2024 --journalstar
The governor called for a "hard cap" on local governments' yearly spending increases and for the state to take over the majority of funding for Nebraska's public schools.
07/18/2024 --journalstar
State law that goes into effect Friday makes it illegal for drivers to turn right (or left) on traffic signals with a red arrow.
07/17/2024 --journalstar
The Lincoln City Council voted to approve two changes to the mayor's proposed budget that would shift money to help do an assessment of city ballfields and trees.
10/27/2023 --politico
The former New York governor who resigned amid sexual harassment allegations is trying to rebuild his reputation through the courts.
10/27/2023 --thehill
Funding ammunition production is a major element of the administration’s current $106 billion supplemental request to the Congress.
10/25/2023 --washingtontimes
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said the eight Republicans who voted to oust former House Speaker Kevin McCarthy from his post owe everyone an apology.