John Thune

United States Senator

Yankton Competing To Host Its Biggest Archery Tournament Yet

April 23rd 2014

From Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan

If Yankton can secure the 2015 Youth World Championships, Sen. John Thune is confident the community will be up to the challenge.

A bid will be submitted today (Wednesday) for Yankton to host the international archery competition that includes hundreds of participants and is viewed by almost 1 billion people on television. More than 60 countries send up to 24 competitors to the event.

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Alexander, Thune, Hatch Urge Census Bureau to Keep Questions on Uninsured in Order to Understand Imp

April 21st 2014

From insurancenewsnet.com

WASHINGTON, April 17 -- The office of Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., issued the following news release:

U.S. Senators Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), John Thune (R-S.D.), and Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) today sent a letter to Census Bureau Director John H. Thompson urging the administration to continue asking the existing health insurance coverage questions in the Census Bureau's annual survey, along with its planned new questions, for two years.

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THUNE: Quiet sacrifices of military children

April 21st 2014

From Rapid City Journal

As a country, we take special opportunities to thank the men and women in uniform who bravely defend our freedoms at home and abroad. These heroes deserve our gratitude and praise for the work they do throughout the world to keep us safe. While we remember our troops, we sometimes forget about family members waiting in the wings and holding down the fort for those serving on behalf of our country.

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Thune slams Obama on new Keystone delay

April 21st 2014

From KELO AM FM

(KELO-AM) South Dakota Senator John Thune (R) is blasting President Obama for extending the comment period on the Keystone Pipeline. The new delay could mean that Obama won't make a final decision until after the November mid-term elections.

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