John Thune

United States Senator

Thune: GOP Ideas Would Flourish If We Controlled Senate

February 27th 2014

From NEWSMAX

Should Democrats lose their majority in the Senate in the midterm elections, Republican Conference Chairman Sen. John Thune says Americans should expect to see more Republican ideas, like the many bills passed in the House on Obamacare, that have been blocked once they reach the Senate floor.

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Thune Introduces Bill to Help Create Jobs for Long-Term Unemployed

February 27th 2014

From News Center 1

U.S. Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) introduced the Solutions to Long-Term Unemployment Act on Feb. 25, which would address long-term unemployment by reducing the cost of hiring and providing relocation resources for long-term unemployed individuals, as well as strengthening and streamlining federal worker training programs. Thune’s bill mirrors the amendment he offered as an alternative to the Democrat’s unemployment insurance extension bill, which would extend emergency unemployment compensation for the 13th time since 2008.

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Sen. Thune Talks In Washington About Medicare Cuts

February 26th 2014

From KELO Television

WASHINGTON D.C. - The deadline to sign-up for the Affordable Care Act is inching closer.
Open enrollment under the federal law will expire at the end of next month. But until then, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle continue to battle over the issue.

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President Obama is out of excuses on Keystone XL Read more: http://thehill.com/special-reports/ener

February 26th 2014

From The Hill

Earlier this month, former Obama administration Energy Secretary Steven Chu told a news conference that “the decision on whether the construction should happen” on the Keystone XL pipeline “was a political one and not a scientific one.

The comment was a welcome bit of frankness from someone connected with the president’s administration, because it has become overwhelmingly clear that the president’s refusal to approve Keystone is not motivated by policy but by politics.

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Democrats must give Obama trade promotion authority

February 25th 2014

From Reuters

President Barack Obama declared in his State of the Union speech, “We need to work together on tools like bipartisan trade promotion authority to protect our workers, protect our environment and open new markets to new goods stamped ‘Made in the USA.’ China and Europe aren’t standing on the sidelines. Neither should we.”

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