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Lakota candidate for U.S. House to open office

Bruce Whalen, a member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, is opening an office in Rapid City as part of his campaign against Rep. Stephanie Herseth (R-South Dakota).

Whalen lives on the Pine Ridge Reservation. He has served as chairman of the county's Republican party.

The GOP supports Whalen but he faces a tough battle against Herseth, who is popular among Indian voters and received an overwhelmingly majority of reservation votes in past elections.

Get the Story:
Whalen opening campaign office (The Rapid City Journal 9/14)

Relevant Links:
Bruce Whalen for Congress -
Stephanie Herseth for Congress -
South Dakota Republican Party -

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