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Published March 26, 2013, 09:13 AM

South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson retirement opens door for GOP

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Sen. Tim Johnson was expected to announce his retirement Tuesday, making the state the fifth where Democrats will have to defend a seat without an incumbent seeking re-election. The decision opens up a 2014 race that Republicans had already labeled as a top target to grab a seat.

By: CHET BROKAW,Associated Press THOMAS BEAUMONT,Associated Press, Associated Press

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