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Promises to Keep
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Turnaround
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Dreams from My Father
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State of South Dakota Politicians: Archives


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    from State of South Dakota Archives (number of quotes indicated):
  • Dennis Daugaard (8) South Dakota Republican Governor
  • Gordon Howie (22) Independent Senate Challenger South Dakota
  • Joel Dykstra (10) Republican Challenger (2008) South Dakota
  • Mike Rounds (1) South Dakota Former Republican Governor (2002-2010)
  • Rick Weiland (1) Democratic Challenger South Dakota
  • Tim Johnson (2) Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) South Dakota
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Abortion
    Dennis Daugaard: Human life begins at conception.
    Gordon Howie: Life is a child's right; this led me into politics.
    Gordon Howie: Leader for life both in and out of the political arena.
Budget & Economy
    Dennis Daugaard: Free enterprise is key to national prosperity.
    Gordon Howie: Market should be primary vehicle for economic recovery.
    Joel Dykstra: Johnson was asleep at the wheel on Banking Committee.
    Joel Dykstra: Figure out where system failed in order to prevent a repeat.
    Tim Johnson: Called for banking oversight, but opposed by Bush & GOP.
Civil Rights
    Dennis Daugaard: Government shouldn't redefine marriage.
    Gordon Howie: Government imposed quotas are wrong.
    Gordon Howie: Marriage is a religious institution between a man & a woman.
    Joel Dykstra: No same-sex civil unions.
    Joel Dykstra: No affirmative action in government decisions.
Corporations
    Tim Johnson: Donít subsidize bloated compensation of failing firmsí CEOs.
Crime
    Gordon Howie: Stricter punishment reduces crime.
    Joel Dykstra: Supports the death penalty.
    Joel Dykstra: End parole for repeat violent offenders.
Drugs
    Gordon Howie: Never legalize marijuana, except supervised medical use.
    Joel Dykstra: Restrict products used to make methamphetamine.
Education
    Dennis Daugaard: Judeo-Christian values established our government framework.
    Dennis Daugaard: Support nationwide Common Core standards.
    Gordon Howie: Freedom to choose will improve quality.
    Gordon Howie: Advocate for parental rights and school choice.
    Joel Dykstra: Support voluntary prayer in public schools.
Energy & Oil
    Gordon Howie: Opposes prioritizing green energy.
Environment
    Gordon Howie: Human needs are always paramount.
Foreign Policy
    Gordon Howie: Maintain US sovereignty from UN.
Free Trade
    Gordon Howie: Support & expand free trade.
Government Reform
    Dennis Daugaard: Photo ID for voting.
    Gordon Howie: Freely give to political campaigns, but with full disclosure.
    Joel Dykstra: Limit individual & PAC donations; require disclosure.
Gun Control
    Dennis Daugaard: Opposes more gun restrictions.
    Gordon Howie: Absolute right to gun ownership.
Health Care
    Gordon Howie: ObamaCare degrades system's effectiveness & hurts liberties.
Homeland Security
    Gordon Howie: Expand the military.
    Dennis Daugaard: Support our troops because they protect our freedoms.
Immigration
    Gordon Howie: No pathway to citizenship until border is secure.
Jobs
    Rick Weiland: Raise the minimum wage; fight against special interests.
Principles & Values
    Gordon Howie: Strongly supports keeping God in the public sphere.
Social Security
    Mike Rounds: Entitlements insolvent but no changes for current recipients.
    Gordon Howie: Expand options to include private protected savings.
Tax Reform
    Gordon Howie: Higher taxes demotivate economic growth.
War & Peace
    Gordon Howie: Stay out of Iran until there are no alternatives.
Welfare & Poverty
    Joel Dykstra: Promote marriage for welfare recipients.


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  • Dennis Daugaard South Dakota Republican Governor
  • Gordon Howie Independent Senate Challenger South Dakota
  • Joel Dykstra Republican Challenger (2008) South Dakota
  • Mike Rounds South Dakota Former Republican Governor (2002-2010)
  • Rick Weiland Democratic Challenger South Dakota
  • Tim Johnson Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) South Dakota

The above quotations are from State of South Dakota Politicians: Archives.



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