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Former South Dakota Sen. Larry Pressler running as independent

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Former U.S. Sen. Larry Pressler said Thursday that he is running for Senate as an independent. Pressler, 71, who grew up on a farm just west of Sioux Falls near Humboldt, served two terms in the U.S. House of Representatives as a Republican from 1975 to 1979 and three Senate terms with the GOP from 1979 to 1997. He lost a 1996 re-election bid to Democrat Tim Johnson, who is...

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