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  • FILE - In this April 12, 2014 file photo, the five candidates seeking the GOP nomination to run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Democratic Sen. Tim Johnson, from left, former South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds, state Rep. Stace Nelson, Sioux Falls physician Annette Bosworth, Yankton attorney Jason Ravnsborg and state Sen. Larry Rhoden, participate in a debate in Pierre, S.D. The five will face off again in a live television debate Thursday, May 15, 2014, in Vermillion, S.D. (AP Photo/Capital Journal, Nick Lowrey, File)

    GOP Senate candidates meet in public TV debate

    Five Republicans running for U.S. Senate sparred over health care, the budget deficit and Mike Rounds' record as governor in a televised debate Thursday.

  • **FILE** Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, announces July 31, 2012, to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington that he and GOP House Speaker John Boehner have reached an agreement to keep the government running on autopilot for six months when the current budget year ends on Sept. 30. (Associated Press)

    HURT: The improbable reign of Harry Reid, mumbling gangster

    Harry Reid brings the same honor and integrity that he has used to slime so many to the task of running the Senate, which is to say he will say anything and do anything to win any little skirmish over tactics, policy or anything else.

  • Obama says staff is clear of scandal

    President-elect Barack Obama said Thursday that nobody in his transition office tried to make a deal with Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich on filling Illinois' vacant Senate seat, adding that he has not been contacted by federal authorities during their investigation of the governor.

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