WASHINGTON (AP) — Top Republicans and President Barack Obama are lining up behind a modest but hard-won bipartisan budget agreement that seeks to replace a portion of tough spending cuts facing the Pentagon and domestic agencies.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Organizers of a petition drive seeking a statewide vote on a measure that would raise South Dakota's minimum wage say they have collected about half the signatures they intend to gather.
Our Senators and Representatives are presumably working on a solution to the differences between our elected leaders. South Dakota Senator John Thune took to the floor of the Upper Chamber to air his concerns.
Speaker of the House John Boehner has become so desperate to hold onto his position that he has caved in to the Tea Party minority of his Republican caucus and tied defunding Obamacare to avoiding a government shutdown.