User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


67° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Politics

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Rounds Announces Bid For 2014 U.S. Senate

November 29, 2012, 6:01 PM by Kelly Bartnick

Rounds Announces Bid For 2014 U.S. Senate
Mike Rounds

SIOUX FALLS, SD -

The speculation is over. On Thursday, former South Dakota Governor Mike Rounds officially announced his candidacy for Democratic South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson's seat in 2014.

Rounds made three separate stops across South Dakota announcing his candidacy.

His final one in Sioux Falls was packed with supporters applauding the Pierre Republican's announcement.

Rounds didn't mention Johnson's name or his policies during his speech. The Fischer Rounds CEO and popular two-term governor said he wants to go to Washington to concentrate on the nation's healthcare and fiscal crises.

He says he'll bring both his business and public service experience to the U.S. Senate's Halls.

“What I learned for ten years in the legislature and two years in the governor’s office is that you can keep your principles,” Rounds said.

Rounds acknowledged he is an underdog when it comes to financing the Senate Race, but that he intends to shake hands make the rounds across South Dakota during the next 23 months.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View politics

You may also like

Sen. Grassley Tip May Have Led To EB-5 Probe

9/10/2014 12:07 PM

One of Governor Mike Rounds’ political allies likely tipped off federal authorities about violations within South Dakota's EB-5 program.

Full Story
Former US Senate Hopeful Walker Arrested In SD

9/10/2014 3:18 PM

Former U.S. Senate candidate Clayton Walker who's been indicted on election law violations has been arrested for reportedly threatening state empl...

Full Story
Wismer Says She'd Fire Anyone Who Knew About Fraud

9/11/2014 2:34 PM

The Democrat running for South Dakota governor says that if elected she would fire anyone in state government who knew about reported fraud in the EB-...

Full Story
Sen. Grassley Inquiry May Have Led To EB-5 Questions

9/10/2014 5:44 PM

One of Governor Mike Rounds’ political allies may have urged federal investigators to look into South Dakota's EB-5 program.

Full Story | Watch
Natives To Ask Questions Of US Senate Candidates

9/12/2014 5:57 AM

Three of the four U.S. Senate candidates in South Dakota plan to discuss American Indian issues in their latest meeting.

Full Story


Events