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Trade bill heads to Obama’s desk, South Dakotans show support

Via NewsCenter 1 President Obama has won a major legislative victory. The Senate voted on Wednesday to give him “fast-track” trade negotiating authority. The 60 to 38 vote sends the Trade Promotion Authority Bill to the president’s desk for signature. Mr. Obama will now have the ability to forward a final 12-nation Pacific Rim Trade […]

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South Dakota group calls TPA vote a victory for corn farmers

Via Tri-State Neighbor SIOUX FALLS – The South Dakota Corn Growers Association (SDCGA) commended the U.S. Senate for Wednesday’s approval of a bill that would expand the president’s trade-negotiating power. The Senate passed the Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 on a 60-38 vote. The House had already approved the measure. “This is excellent […]

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US Congress Members Go To Bat for Breast Cancer

Via KELO SIOUX FALLS, SD – A group of the nation’s most powerful women are going to bat – literally – to support breast cancer survivors. South Dakota’s US Representative Kristi Noem is playing for a Hayti woman who was recently diagnosed. Bipartisan congresswomen are getting off Capital Hill Wednesday and onto the softball field, […]

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Good Over Evil

Via Black Hills Pioneer In his speech before Congress last March, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recalled the Book of Esther, explaining how this ancient queen exposed a plot to destroy the Jewish people and, as a result, ensured good triumphed over evil. As Netanyahu went on to explain, the Jewish people once again face […]

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Trade Promotion Authority clears US House

Via KELO SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO AM) – The House today passed the Trade Promotion Authority Bill which Congresswoman Kristi Noem says guarantees a more transparent process. Noem says the bill establishes the rules for trade negotiations. Noem says it tell the Administration that they have to follow the rules established by Congress, they have […]

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