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Democrat 'mama grizzly' Stephanie Herseth Sandlin v. 'the next Sarah Palin' Kristi Noem

Rep. Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, South Dakota's lone House member, is the Democratic Party's own mama grizzly, straight out of the heartland. She's been elected to three full terms but faces her most serious threat yet, state Rep. Kristi Noem, soft-spoken but tough and an unabashed conservative.

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Women's groups call out political sexism
Article | The list includes the talk radio host who called a female senator a "prostitute" for cutting a deal to benefit her state, the male challenger who referred to his female rival "attractive" and "probably a good mother," and the TV host who noted that the candidate's wife looked like an angry woman.

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