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John Thune

June 7, 2019
South Dakota farmers far behind planting schedule coming into summer after harsh spring
June 7, 2019 - 5:45pm
June 3, 2019
SD lawmakers, lobbyists applaud EPA's rule-change allowing year-round E15 sales
June 3, 2019 - 6:36pm
May 24, 2019
SD congressmen urge Trump to end trade war after USDA announces $16 billion 'Band-Aid' bailout
May 24, 2019 - 5:44pm
May 23, 2019
Sen. John Thune
U.S. Senate passes Thune's bill to 'crack down' on robocalls
May 23, 2019 - 8:17pm
May 22, 2019
Mammatus clouds above a field. SUBMITTED PHOTO
Noem requests FEMA aid for $46M in damages as cold, wet weather continues into late spring
May 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
May 15, 2019
President Donald Trump. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
As region's Democrats worry over conflict with Iran, Republicans tout tough stance
May 15, 2019 - 5:22pm
April 21, 2019
U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., left, speaks with a landowner in Arizona near the border between the United States and Mexico. (Courtesy photo)
Addressing the border
April 21, 2019 - 11:53am
April 19, 2019
The sun rises over the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Dec. 27, 2018. Lawmakers will return to Capitol Hill Thursday to resume negotiations over either a stopgap spending bill to reopen nine federal departments and several government agencies or broader measures to fund the government through September. But the White House and Democrats remain at odds over the $5 billion that President Donald Trump is demanding for a wall, his signature campaign promise. (Al Drago/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Rounds' fundraising picks up as 2020 draws near; Thune remains top of 2022 candidates in fundraising
April 19, 2019 - 6:11pm
March 29, 2019
An aerial shot of flooding of the James River in Southeastern South Dakota, near Mitchell. By Luke Hagen for the Mitchell Daily Republic.
Legislature urges South Dakota congressmen to pursue national emergency declaration, aid for flooding
March 29, 2019 - 8:03pm
February 23, 2019
U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., speaks to members of the public along students and faculty at Dakota Wesleyan University on Friday morning in the Tiger Cafe' inside the McGovern Library on DWU's campus during a public speaking event to discuss current political issues and answer questions. (Matt Gade / Republic)
In Mitchell visit, Thune said work supersedes legacy
February 23, 2019 - 7:00am
February 13, 2019
Chesney Garnos, in the middle with a yellow sweater, stands with a group of young ladies after her presentation about her suicide prevention and mental health awareness organization Break the Chains at the University of South Dakota. (Courtesy photo)
Breaking barriers surrounding suicide
February 13, 2019 - 2:12pm
January 26, 2019
Sen. John Thune
Thune seeks more guest workers for SD
January 26, 2019 - 4:51pm
January 21, 2019
Pheasants Forever CEO and President Howard Vincent addresses a crowd of 700 corn farmers and guests at the 33rd annual South Dakota Corn Farmers Association meeting in Sioux Falls on Saturday. (Ellen Bardash / Republic)
Building partnerships: PF's Vincent speaks on conservation efforts
January 21, 2019 - 8:30am
January 18, 2019
Legislature talks concealed carry, polling place attire, border wall in second legislative week
January 18, 2019 - 6:41pm
January 15, 2019
Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, made comments about race last week that brought votes of admonishment from his House colleagues. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Joshua Roberts.
Rep. King's inflammatory remarks roil GOP, which already struggles with race
January 15, 2019 - 10:51am