October 13, 2009

WIDENENING THE BATTLEFIELD:

House race to heat up in South Dakota (JOSH KRAUSHAAR | 10/13/09, Politico)

Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin (D-S.D.) hasn’t had a tough reelection challenge since she won her seat in a 2004 special election. But now she joins the ranks of other conservative Democrats who must gear up for their first competitive races in years.

Two well-regarded Republicans — Secretary of State Chris Nelson and state Rep. Blake Curd — announced their candidacies last week against the backdrop of concerns about the rising federal debt and an unemployment rate that has hit double digits in South Dakota.

Posted by Orrin Judd at October 13, 2009 2:20 PM
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