Pressler Announces Senate Bid

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Pressler Announces Senate Bid

Former South Dakota Senator Larry Pressler made it official last week by announcing he will run as an independent for the seat he held for three terms.

He was defeated for re-election by democrat Tim Johnson in 1996.

Pressler says he can again be a strong force for the state…


Pressler says he wants to be a bridge between the political factions in Washington…


Pressler says he would focus on the federal deficit…


Pressler joins five republicans and one democrat running for the Senate seat. Current Senator Tim Johnson announced his retirement last March.

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