Democratic candidates Bengs, Smith discuss health care, education during Watertown visit

Watertown, S.D. – Inaction of South Dakota politicians after Jan. 6 sparks Bengs decision to run. Bengs told the audience he is running for Senate because of the U.S. Capital riot on Jan. 6, 2021. “I am glued to the TV, watching this happen and getting more and more angry,” he said. “If you would have asked me 10 to 15 years ago, ‘Could this happen within the United States?’ I would have said you’re crazy.” To read about Brian’s trip to Watertown in the Watertown Public Opinion, click here.