Kristi Noem

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10 Freshmen to Keep an Eye On

Class of 2010 is full of characters

(Newser) - There will be plenty of fresh faces in Washington today. But which ones matter most? The Washington Post selects 10 freshman legislators to keep an eye on:
  • Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-NH: One of Sarah Palin's "mama grizzlies," Ayotte defeated a Tea Partier to become the only woman elected
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In SD, It's 'Next Sarah Palin' Vs. the Dems' 'Mama Grizzly'

Sandlin may pay for Obama agenda

(Newser) - A fierce battle is brewing for South Dakota's sole House seat between the Democratic incumbent, Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, and Kristi Noem, a conservative challenger some have dubbed "the next Sarah Palin." Herseth Sandlin, who has held her seat since 2004, reflects the conservative values of her state—though... More »

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