John Thune

Type: Person
Name: John Thune
Title: U.S. Senator form South Dakota
Organization: U.S. Senate
Date of Birth: 07/01/1961
Place of Birth: Pierre, South Dakota
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for John Thune
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 52 mins ago - 1 reports

If Republicans Win the Senate, GOP Factions Could Battle for Soul of Party

As polls show a movement toward Republicans—the new ABC News/Washington Post survey shows a 6-point GOP advantage in the generic ballot—there is increasing interest in what would happen over the next two years with Republican control of both the House ... [Published National Journal - 16 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

As Election Nears, Republicans Plan For Senate Takeover

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks to reporters while flanked by Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO), Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), Sen. John Thune (R-SD) and Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) at the U.S. Capitol on February 4, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Mark ... [Published Here & Now - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

United States Senator John Thune Taking More Active Role in Former South Dakota Governor Mike Rounds Senate Campaign

[embedded content]Senator John Thune has taken an increasingly public role in the campaign of Republican Senate candidate Mike Rounds since polls earlier this month made the race appear tight.Thune campaigned for Rounds in an ad last week and has taken ... [Published 1140 KSOO - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Shannon Co. Auditor: 2014 May Not Top 2004 Record Turnout

The early voting turnout on the Pine Ridge Reservation appears to be ramping up.  But for now it may not be on track to top the record year of 2004.Sue Ganje is the Shannon County Auditor.She says that 2004 contest between then incumbent Senator Tom Daschle ... [Published SDPB - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Lawmakers: Keystone XL Would Free Rail Cars For Grain

MARION, SD -Republican lawmakers from South Dakota and Nebraska are promoting the Keystone XL Pipeline by appealing to farmers.Senator John Thune, Republican U.S. Senate Candidate Mike Rounds and Senator Mike Johanns from Nebraska stopped at the grain ... [Published KELOLAND TV - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 2 reports

Say It Ain’t So, Jeb!

( )Jeb Bush’s son George says that Jeb is “moving forward” on a 2016 presidential bid. This is consistent with a variety of other signals Jeb Bush has given, and in my view, it is bad news. I admire Jeb Bush: he was an excellent governor, and he is a ... [Published Power Line - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Ag Senators Asking for Withdrawal of WOTUS

Senate Ag Committee members requested withdrawal of part of the Environmental Protection Agencies Water of the U.S. proposal last week. In a letter to the EPA, the senators on the Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry Committee asked the EPA and U.S. Army ... [Published Hoosier Ag Today - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 2 reports

Hunting Your Way Home

MURDO, SD -When tens of thousands of hunters hit the fields for the opening weekend of the South Dakota pheasant season, U.S. Senator John Thune was among them.Thune tries not to miss the pheasant opener. And barring something close to a national emergency, ... [Published KELOLAND TV - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Four senators fight for protection of cross-border data flows in TPP

A bipartisan group of top senators on Friday urged U.S. trade officials to protect cross-border data flows in an Asia-Pacific trade deal.The four Senate committee leaders sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman urging him to resist any ... [Published The Hill - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Elections Matter, Don’t They?

We’re less than two weeks from Election Day 2014 and deciding which party will control Congress for the next two years. Nate Silver gives which would give the party control of both Houses. What would that mean for telecommunications and technology policy? ... [Published Benton Foundation - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Shuster & Thune Support Use of Civil Reserve Air Fleet to Aid Ebola Efforts

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) and Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee Ranking Member John Thune (R-SD) urged President Obama to consider all existing options to protect U.S. citizens and ... [Published Noodls - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

What "Winning the Senate" Means

We've heard all the chatter about the chances of the GOP taking control of the U.S. Senate in the midterm elections a week from Tuesday.But what, if that should happen, would that mean, in practice?First of all, assuming Republicans end up with a net ... [Published Town Hall - Oct 23 2014]

Quotes

"we've planted about 5.5 million acres of corn. about, almost five million acres of soy beans this year. and the crop that has come in already has been a bumper crop. we have limited capacity, which is why you see some of the crops dumped on the ground. that's something we want to alleviate" Thune said
"Hunting season and the pheasant opener is something that we get on the schedule right away," Sen. John Thune said. "everybody knows it's where we're going to be onon that particular saturday in october. and, boy, i'll tell you what, it takes something pretty extraordinary for me to miss it."

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If Republicans Win the Senate, GOP Factions Cou... [Published National Journal - 16 hours ago]
As Election Nears, Republicans Plan For Senate ... [Published Here & Now - 23 hours ago]
Can Rounds reach 50 percent? [Published Rapid City Journal - 23 hours ago]
United States Senator John Thune Taking More Ac... [Published 1140 KSOO - Oct 29 2014]
Thune takes more public campaign role in SD Senate [Published San Luis Obispo.com - Oct 29 2014]
Shannon Co. Auditor: 2014 May Not Top 2004 Reco... [Published SDPB - Oct 29 2014]
Lawmakers: Keystone XL Would Free Rail Cars For... [Published KELOLAND TV - Oct 28 2014]
Could a Centrist GOP Break the Government Stale... [Published The Fiscal Times - Oct 28 2014]
TIA Applauds Congressional Efforts to Avoid Unn... [Published TIA - Oct 27 2014]
South Dakota Senate race back to a Republican lead [Published Human Events Online - Oct 27 2014]
32 U.S. senators sign letter encouraging member... [Published High Plains Journal - Oct 27 2014]
Say It Ain’t So, Jeb! [Published Power Line - Oct 27 2014]
Say It Ain’t So, Jeb! [Published Power Line - Oct 27 2014]
Ag Senators Asking for Withdrawal of WOTUS [Published Hoosier Ag Today - Oct 27 2014]
Hunting Your Way Home [Published KELOLAND TV - Oct 25 2014]
Four senators fight for protection of cross-bor... [Published The Hill - Oct 24 2014]
Following Along On A Pheasant Hunt [Published KELOLAND TV - Oct 24 2014]
Chambliss, Ag Committee Senators Request Immedi... [Published U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss - Oct 24 2014]
Mike Rounds Up 24 Points Over Liberal Democrat ... [Published Government Is Not God - Oct 24 2014]
Align by Design: Global Privacy Authorities Wei... [Published White & Case - Oct 24 2014]
Elections Matter, Don’t They? [Published Benton Foundation - Oct 24 2014]
Shuster & Thune Support Use of Civil Reserve Ai... [Published Noodls - Oct 23 2014]
What "Winning the Senate" Means [Published Town Hall - Oct 23 2014]
Senate Democrats Gear Up For Major Nominations ... [Published Talking Points Memo - Oct 23 2014]
What 'Winning the Senate' Means [Published CNS News - Oct 23 2014]
Deadline nears for U.S. service academies [Published Aberdeen American News - Oct 23 2014]
Daily Tech Briefing: Oct. 22, 2014 [Published eWeek - Oct 22 2014]
Barrasso: Obama Letting Political Correctness D... [Published Breitbart.com - Oct 22 2014]
A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Oct 22 2014]
Congress Wants to Probe the Internet of Things.... [Published Nextgov.com - Oct 22 2014]
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Say It Ain’t So, Jeb! [Published Power Line - Oct 27 2014]
(John Hinderaker) Jeb Bush’s son George says that Jeb is “moving forward” on a 2016 presidential bid. This is consistent with a variety of other signals Jeb Bush has given, and in my view, it is bad news. I admire Jeb Bush: he was an excellent governor, ...
Barrasso: Obama Letting Political Correctness D... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 22 2014]
President Obama is taking his cues from the United Nation’s World Health Organization when he should be looking to protect Americans first, Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) argued Wednesday. “The President has said, ‘Well I’ll follow the guidelines of ...
Thune Discusses Ebola Threat with Laura Ingraham [Published Senator John Thune - YouTube Channel - Oct 16 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_RkVZTrjunE&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Thune Discusses Ebola Threat with Laura Ingraham U.S. Senator John Thune (R-South Dakota), chairman of ...
Texas Rep: Do Not Treat Ebola As An 'Internatio... [Published Breitbart Feed - Oct 16 2014]
The administration will try to “hide their rear” during an upcoming hearing on the Ebola outbreak, Republican Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) said in an interview with Breitbart News Wednesday.  The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and ...
Control of the Senate runs though South Dakota ... [Published Daily Kos - Oct 15 2014]
President Calvin Coolidge poses with unidentified tribal leaders after signing the Indian Citizenship Act of 1924. It was supposed to ensure all Indians had the right to vote, but it took several court cases over the next 46 years to make it stick. Efforts ...
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