John Thune

United States Senator

Thune Calls on President to fill NHTSA Vacancy

November 1st 2014

From KELO AM FM

Washington D.C. (KELO AM) - U.S. Senator John Thune, Ranking Member of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, today sent a letter to President Obama urging him to act swiftly by nominating a candidate to serve as administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Thune sent a similar letter in March, which remains unanswered. Despite bipartisan requests to fill this position promptly, and lingering questions about NHTSA’s role in the recall of millions of vehicles manufactured by General Motors and other automakers, NHTSA has been without a Senate-confirmed administrator since December 2013.

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Video: Mitt Romney calls surprised voter

October 31st 2014

From Argus Leader

Doug Knust didn't think it was real.

"Hi, this is Mitt Romney, how are you today?" the former presidential candidate began, after Knust picked up the phone.

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Romney fires up GOP base for Rounds

October 31st 2014

From Argus Leader

Before Mitt Romney took the stage to promote Mike Rounds Thursday, the warmup band broke into an on-message -- if off-genre -- song for the down-and-up Rounds campaign: "Don't worry about a thing, 'cause every little thing gonna be alright."

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Daschle vs Thune, 10 Years Later

October 31st 2014

From KDLT News

In 2004 President George Bush won reelection, defeating Senator John Kerry. The other big race on the national radar took place right here in South Dakota. Former Congressman John Thune defeated Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle. Daschle became the first senate leader in more than 50 years to lose his seat.

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South Dakota Politicians Support Ebola Travel Ban

October 31st 2014

From Newscenter 1

Americans are concerned about the ebola crisis entering the United States, but our President made it clear there will be no travel ban, even though most Americans and politicians are in favor of one.

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