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 1 hour ago - Updated 29 mins ago - 1 reports

Iowa Republican crushes Dem in 3rd fundraising quarter

Iowa state Sen. Joni Ernst (R) hauled in $4.5 million over the past three months, far outpacing Rep. Bruce Braley (D-Iowa), who brought in $2.8 million in the same span for their competitive Senate race.Ernst surged out of the gate following a dominant ... [Published The Hill - 1 hour ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Urban Indian health care: body, mind, spirit

Donna Keeler invited South Dakota’s junior senator by her workplace Tuesday morning to dispel a few myths and maybe provide a little enlightenment in the process. In a 45-minute tour of South Dakota Urban Indian Health on North Lake Avenue, the executive ... [Published Pechanga.net - 9 hours ago]
Entities: Healthcare, John Thune
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Senate control at play in fast-approaching midterm election

Win McNamee/Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (2nd R) (R-KY) answers questions with Republican leaders following the weekly Republican policy luncheon at the U.S. Capitol September 16, 2014 in Washington, DC. McConnell answered questions about the ... [Published SCPR - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Local air quality may fall below standard

CHEYENNE - Laramie County's air quality could soon fall below federal standards.The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is considering a new rule that would tighten the acceptable amount of ground-level ozone pollution, which is a key component of smog, ... [Published Wyoming Tribune-Eagle - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

The U.S. Government Is Working Hard to Keep Your Cable Bill High

The current pay television structure has always been an artificial construct designed to benefit the cable companies at the expense of consumers. Now that the landscape has changed and technology has opened up options for consumers, the industry has turned ... [Published Motley Fool - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 1 reports

Senators target rural call completion issues

All Americans should have access to reliable telephone service. Unfortunately, chronic call completion issues exist for too many rural American families and businesses, affecting commerce, public safety, and even connecting with family and friends. To ... [Published U.S. Senator Michael Enzi - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

GOP senators to Treasury: Put the ‘squeeze’ on Russia

Senate Republicans urged Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to pressure Europe to cut off Russian banks the U.S. has sanctioned.Sen. Dan Coats (R-Ind.) led a group of eight senators in writing to Lew on Thursday. The senators said the United States and European ... [Published The Hill - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Thune, Rogers: The case for a GOP Senate (Opinion)

Editor's note: Sen. John Thune, R-South Dakota, is the chairman of the Senate Republican Conference, and Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Washington, is the chairwoman of the House Republican Conference. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely ... [Published CNN - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

The Party of Solutions: The Case for a Senate that Works

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers is the chairwoman of the House Republican Conference, and Senator John Thune is the chairman of the Senate Republican Conference. Today they published an op-ed on cnn.com on the importance of a new Senate majority.In homes ... [Published Noodls - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Congress punts hacker fight to 2015

Congress is punting the fight against hackers to next year.Lawmakers have indicated that they are already preparing ways to protect against the scourge of data breaches, even though they have largely failed to mount a successful response to major attacks ... [Published The Hill - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

SD delegation: Terrorism threat calls for global reaction

After President Barack Obama addressed the United Nations Wednesday, Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., called for worldwide engagement in the fight against the terrorist group calling itself the Islamic State and other Islamic ex ... [Published Mitchell Daily Republic - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 6 reports

Senate committee approves bill that would reauthorize the Surface Transportation Board

The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that would reauthorize the Surface Transportation Board, the agency that handles complaints about rail freight issues and that oversees railroad mergers. The measure, ... [Published Public Power - Sep 19 2014]

Quotes

"Lowering the ground-level ozone standard would be a staggering blow to our economy," Thune said in a statement. "the obama epa needs to focus its efforts on areas already struggling with attainment, not strangle american industry with a job-killing regulation that could slash our gdp by $270 billion per year and raise energy prices on american families."
...to say, 'Are we going to choose a peaceful outcome, stability, or are we going to continue to live in fear of terrorist threats?' " Thune said. "i definitely would say the world is in a dangerous place. it's probably more dangerous than it ever has been."

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Urban Indian health care: body, mind, spirit [Published Pechanga.net - 9 hours ago]
Jim Abourezk: South Dakota tribes can put Rick ... [Published Indianz - Sep 30 2014]
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The coming immigration fight [Published Washington Examiner - Sep 29 2014]
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The U.S. Government Is Working Hard to Keep You... [Published Motley Fool - Sep 27 2014]
Senators target rural call completion issues [Published U.S. Senator Michael Enzi - Sep 27 2014]
Angels in Limbo: Congress and SEC Consider Regu... [Published K&L Gates - Sep 26 2014]
Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders get off Isr... [Published Mondoweiss - Sep 26 2014]
GOP senators to Treasury: Put the ‘squeeze’ on ... [Published The Hill - Sep 26 2014]
Portman Calls for Greater Transparency from NLRB [Published Noodls - Sep 26 2014]
The Party of Solutions: The Case for a Senate t... [Published Noodls - Sep 25 2014]
Thune, Rogers: The case for a GOP Senate (Opinion) [Published CNN - Sep 25 2014]
GOP Senate Win to Give Party Veterans Major Com... [Published NewsMax.com - Sep 25 2014]
Tech at Night: Harry Reid to push the Sales Tax... [Published RedState Blog - Sep 25 2014]
SD delegation: Terrorism threat calls for globa... [Published Mitchell Daily Republic - Sep 25 2014]
Congress punts hacker fight to 2015 [Published The Hill - Sep 24 2014]
Kirk Urges U.S. and E.U. to Boost Economic Pres... [Published Noodls - Sep 24 2014]
Senators Urge Admin to Ban Russia From Global F... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 24 2014]
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AFPM supports CASE Act to lower ozone NAAQS [Published Energy Global - Sep 22 2014]
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Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders get off Isr... [Published Mondoweiss - Sep 26 2014]
The Senate is warning Palestinians against undertaking any “negative” unilateral actions re Israel at the United Nations, and look who isn’t signing on to the letter that AIPAC has endorsed : Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. Folks have been pressing ...
Tech at Night: Harry Reid to push the Sales Tax... [Published RedState Blog - Sep 25 2014]
Harry Reid is going to put a bait and switch on the agenda in the lame duck session. This is important to watch, because it’s a substantial power grab that appeals big government, tax-and-spend Democrats, as well as squishy, cronyist Republicans. ...
Senators Urge Admin to Ban Russia From Global F... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Sep 24 2014]
A leading group of senators is pressuring the Obama administration to take greater action against Russian aggression in the Ukraine by sanctioning the Kremlin’s top banks and banning them from using the globe’s premier financial service. Action of this ...
Senators: 'Gravely Concerned' Kerry Will Sign B... [Published The Weekly Standard Blog - Sep 22 2014]
Thirty-one U.S. senators have sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry to express concern that the U.S. might sign a bad nuclear deal with Iran."As nuclear talks with Iran resume in New York this week, we have learned that the United States and ...
Thune on Senate Floor on Tribal General Welfare... [Published Senator John Thune - YouTube Channel - Sep 19 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wqe1Lp95Pq8&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Thune on Senate Floor on Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act U.S. Senator John Thune (R-South Dakota) ...
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