President Joe Biden’s missteps have given Republicans reason to be optimistic about taking back the House in 2022.
Climate change has arrived with a vengeance in the American West.
In Afghanistan, America took a terrible humiliation, but greater perils await if we take the wrong lessons from this debacle.
September 22 is the 60th anniversary of the Peace Corps, the day that President John F. Kennedy signed into law legislation creating the agency. With one stroke of a pen President Kennedy deepened our nation’s ability to live out key values—values like service, peace, sacrifice, commitment, …
Today in a meeting with Vice President Kamala Harris and Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, we expressed our great concern about the growing evidence that there is a concerted, blatant, and intentional effort ongoing in a number of states to suppress the votes of Native American people living o…
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Wars, famines and pandemics elicit massive government responses. The state must marshal whatever it takes or risk conquest, violence and state entropy. An equally significant challenge is to roll back the Leviathan when the threat passes.
The President Joe Biden has big plans to create jobs and raise wages by spending more on infrastructure and industrial policies and to improve conditions for ordinary folks by funding pre-K education, free community colleges and child allowances with higher taxes on corporations and on the i…
Financing President Joe Biden’s agenda will require substantial tax increases for corporations and wealthier Americans. In a tightly divided Congress, tinkering with the terribly complex tax code is even more difficult and would create unintended consequences. For example, it could encourage…
President Joe Biden offers himself as champion of the working class and minorities, but his policies will leave more jobless and enable Donald Trump or another populist from the right to win in 2024.
In a crisis, oversize federal deficits and printing money are necessary evils—as long as those are temporary.
America needs immigrants to make its economy run but also needs systemic reforms to address the number and composition of new arrivals. Unfortunately, President Joe Biden’s recent executive orders and proposed legislation don’t get to the root of those problems.
Bouncing back from a recession, the U.S. economy will grow 6.6% in 2021, Goldman Sachs projects. After that things get tougher for President Joe Biden, and he will be hard pressed to match President Donald Trump’s record on inequality.
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Committees in the South Dakota House and Senate approved different legislative district maps on Monday, showing a schism among Republicans who lead each chamber over how to draw the political boundaries the state will use for the next decade.
WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. (AP) — Bond of $1 million cash has been set for a man accused in a fatal shooting and hostage situation in Jerauld County.
For Mary Shervheim-Mathews, becoming a friend may be the most fundamental service a volunteer can provide to a child in the custody of the state.
Almost a week after 24-year-old Leon Richards was stabbed to death in north Rapid City, police believe a portion of the events leading up to his death were captured by phone video.
A Pennington County judge dismissed one count of aiding and abetting for first-degree murder for four defendants charged with killing a co-conspirator.
A former law enforcement officer with the Box Elder Police Department admitted to repeatedly sexually assaulting a victim under the age of 18, according to a signed statement of facts.
Four lives have been taken via homicide in the Knollwood Townhouses in north Rapid City, the latest being Leon Richards, 24, who was stabbed and left for dead and died several hours later after being transported to the hospital on Oct. 19.
State Treasurer Josh Haeder said Friday that South Dakota's unclaimed property holdings exceed $600 million in value and he wants to return that property to its rightful owners.
State legislators will consider five rules to the state medical cannabis program at the Rules Review Committee special meeting on Monday.
A proposed 2022 cannabis legalization ballot initiative has been approved by the South Dakota Secretary of State for signature gathering, according to a news release from South Dakotans for Better Marijuana Laws.
A non-profit organization has filed a lawsuit against the South Dakota National Guard and United States Army alleging Freedom of Information Act violations.