Contact Us
Mike Rounds

Mike Rounds

Former South Dakota governor Mike Rounds, left, and former Arkansas governor Mike
Huckabee, attend a news conference in Sioux Falls Friday prior to a rally where 
Huckabee endorsed Rounds in the U.S. Senate race. Photo by Todd Epp/Northern 
Plains News used with permission.
Former South Dakota governor Mike Rounds, left, and former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee, attend a news conference in Sioux Falls Friday prior to a rally where Huckabee endorsed Rounds in the U.S. Senate race. Photo by Todd Epp/Northern Plains News used with permission.

Unlike Rounds, Huckabee Said He Had No Problems with Arkansas’ EB-5 Program

SIOUX FALLS — Another governor named Mike also had an EB-5 foreign investment for Green Cards program — Former Arkansas governor and presidential candidate Mike Huckabee.

Friday Huckabee joined and endorsed another former governor named Mike — Mike Rounds — at a joint news conference followed by a noontime rally

Read More|Comment

Former Gov. Mike Rounds talks with a voter at the opening of his U.S. Senate campaign office in Sioux Falls in spring 2014. Photo by Todd Epp/Northern  Plains News, used with permission.
Former Gov. Mike Rounds talks with a voter at the opening of his U.S. Senate campaign office in Sioux Falls in spring 2014. Photo by Todd Epp/Northern Plains News, used with permission.

Rounds’ EB-5 Word Salad

Blogger Cory Allen Heidelberger excerpts this recent interview of Republican Senate candidate Mike Rounds in the Black Hills Pioneer on one of the many questions in the EB-5 scandal:

We Don't Fire a Guy for Getting Sued ... 
You have

Read More|Comment

Craig Lawrence, South Dakota Republican Party chair. Photo by Todd Epp/Northern Plains News, used with permission.
Craig Lawrence, South Dakota Republican Party chair. Photo by Todd Epp/Northern Plains News, used with permission.

EVA Acquiesces to SD GOP’s Demand to Pull Rounds Attack Ad

SIOUX FALLS — Following a strident Republican denunciation of Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland and Every Voice Action's attack ad against Republican front-runner Mike Rounds Wednesday, EVA pulled its ad off South Dakota airwaves that afternoon

Read More|Comment

Former South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds
South Dakota Government

Don’t Expect EB-5 Road to Go Through Rounds

The road to clarity about South Dakota’s EB-5 scandal will not run directly through former Gov. Mike Rounds.

That is not saying the same thing as the Republican front-runner for the open U.S. Senate seat in South Dakota is or is not culpable

Read More|Comment

VPU_Dan_Todd-web
(Photo by Jason Davis)

No Coasting into the Weekend It’s a Full-Bore Friday on VPU

The agenda is packed for the Friday edition of Viewpoint University.  We may be “Rick”-less for one more day but definitely not feckless.

Read More|Comment

SeptSenateHorseRace

Rounds Still Leads in U.S. Senate Race But Pressler Gaining

New polling conducted this week shows increasing support for independent U.S. Senate candidate Larry Presser at the expense of Republican Mike Rounds and Democrat Rick Weiland.
The poll was conducted by Nielson Brothers Polling and sponsored in part by Northern Plains News

Read More|Comment

Mike Rounds
(Dan Peters/KSOO)

Internal Memo Says Rounds Up By 18 Points in U.S.Senate Race

Internal polling provided by the Rounds for Senate campaign says former Republican Gov. Mike Rounds maintains an 18-point lead over his closest challenger.

Read More|Comment

photo by Rick Knobe
photo by Rick Knobe

EB-5 Figure Joop Bollen Added as Respondent in Federal Case

Joop Bollen has been added to Minnehaha County Commissioner Jeff Barth's pre-complaint petition concerning the EB-5 matter.

Barth’s attorney, Rich Engels of Hartford, a former Democratic state legislator, filed a new petition Thursday in U

Read More|Comment

IMG_6364_Fotor GOAC lo

Democrats Unveil New Trove of EB-5 Documents to Committee

PIERRE, S.D. -- Democrats presented a thick black binder of what they say is new evidence in the ongoing EB-5 scandal Wednesday at the South Dakota Legislature’s Government Operations Committee.

 

For the last 10 months, the EB-5 visa foreign investment program’s administration under the Mike Rounds’ and Dennis Daugaard’s governorships has been under various state and federal investigations.

 

Read More|Comment

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard
South Dakota Government

The Republicans Strike Back in EB-5 Saga

Two of the main targets in the administering of the EB-5 program in South Dakota have answered the questions submitted by the Government Operations and Audit Committee.

Read More|Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://ksoo.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on KSOO-AM 1140 - Live, Local and Breaking News from Sioux Falls, South Dakota quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here

Register on KSOO-AM 1140 - Live, Local and Breaking News from Sioux Falls, South Dakota quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!