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Sep 12, 2007 Earmark Gone, Indian Project Is One-Winged

QUOTE: In this remote town of 2,000, the people who have been planning the center for more than a decade say they feel unfairly tarnished by anti-earmark sentiment, prompted in part by the scandals surrounding the disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff and former Representative Randy Cunningham of California and by proposed projects like the $200 million “bridge to nowhere” in Alaska.

New York Times
Apr 11, 2007 Full Federal Appellate Court Will Revisit Abortion Issue in South Dakota

QUOTE: A South Dakota law that would require doctors to tell women seeking abortions that the procedure would “terminate the life of a whole, separate, unique, living human being” will be revisited today by the 11 judges of the federal appeals court in St. Louis.

New York Times
Oct 12, 2006 South Dakota's stark abortion choice: A proposed ban on the ballot would be the nation's strictest since the 1973 Supreme Court ruling upholding the practice.

QUOTE: South Dakota voters are poised to weigh in on a landmark bill, passed by the legislature in March and referred to the ballot by a petition drive, that would outlaw all abortions except to save a mother's life. While the law, if approved, will almost certainly be challenged in court...

Christian Science Monitor
Jun 18, 2006 Indians Protest Biker Bar Near Sacred Site

QUOTE: A coalition of Native American tribes is opposing the amphitheater and bar..."We see it as a desecration not only of a mountain but of our way of life,"...

Washington Post
Dec 19, 2002 Republicans Are Still Playing the Race Card

QUOTE: Democrats could refrain from any further role in making Lott the poster boy for smarmy Republican racial politics. In return, Republicans could quit the smarmy racial politics.

Apr 25, 2002 Suit: School Board Elections Unfair to Indians

QUOTE: [The Yankton Sioux tribe] claims the school system's practice of electing board members from the district as a whole, instead of from districts within the district, dilutes the Indian vote.

CNN (Cable News Network)