John Thune

United States Senator

Daschle vs. Thune, 10 Years Later

November 3rd 2014

From KDLT News

10 years ago a former congressman pulled off one of the biggest political upsets in our nation's history. John Thune unseated Senator Tom Daschle, who at the time was probably the most powerful democrat in Washington, D.C. The margin of victory was slim at just over 4,500 votes.

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THUNE: Bat listing puts forest at risk

November 2nd 2014

From Rapid City Journal

Working cooperatively, private citizens, state officials, federal government, and an active timber industry in the Black Hills has successfully fought the spread of the pine beetle and maintained the health of the forest in the area. Despite efforts to maintain our forestland in South Dakota, proposals from federal agencies in Washington threaten to end important forest management practices that keep the Black Hills forestland healthy.

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Poll: Majority Favorable Of Thune, Unfavorable Of Obama

November 1st 2014

From KELOLAND.com

SIOUX FALLS, SD - The percentage of South Dakota voters who view U.S. Senator John Thune as unfavorable has grown in the last four years, but 53 percent of South Dakotans still see him as favorable according to our KELO-TV Argus Leader Poll.

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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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