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Surveillance debate produces unusual alliances

...minimum sentences."It's just a reality we have to deal with. We've got people in different places," said Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., a member of GOP leadership. "This is not going to be the only issue where that's true."

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-24
State
Paul protests Patriot Act for hours

...so I guess if he's going to, doing it now as opposed to doing it on the weekend is maybe preferable," said Sen. John Thune, R-S.D.Asked whether Paul's speech met the definition of a filibuster, Thune said: "It's going to be talking...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-21/paul-protests-patriot-act-hours
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A Republican Senate means changing the chairmen

...known as reconciliation to move on legislation that only requires a 51-vote threshold.COMMERCE: South Dakota Sen. John Thune would be on tap to replace retiring Sen. Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia, with an opportunity to begin work on a rewrite...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-10-22/republican-senate-means-changing-chairm
State
Alaska Senators seek a delay in closing of base

...Force Base. Republican Sens. Ted Stevens and Lisa Murkowski on Wednesday co-sponsored legislation introduced by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., that would delay the base closure process until most troops return from Iraq and a broad military strategy...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052005/sta_20050520041.shtml
News
Murkowski picked for Senate Republican leadership

...McConnell of Kentucky; Sens. Jon Kyl of Arizona, minority whip; Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, conference chair; John Thune of South Dakota, policy committee chair; and Murkowski.

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062609/reg_455093805.shtml
Some politicians wash their hands of VECO money

...000 Sen. John Sununu, R-N.H.: $6,000 Sen. John Thune, R-S.D.: $6,000 Sen. David Vitter, R-La...Specter of Pennsylvania, John Sununu of New Hampshire, John Thune of South Dakota, Kit Bond of Missouri, David Vitter...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100507/sta_20071005020.shtml
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Outside editorial: Drawing a line on guns

...political cowardice. It was a nailbiter, but the amendment failed on a 58-39 vote. The measure, introduced by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., had inspired a significant degree of ideological distortion as conservatives fought hard, ironically...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/072409/opi_469069483.shtml
Palin hires chief of staff for PAC

...or not she's in the game or not," Baker said, adding that he believes a potential contender, like U.S. Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, probably would have given a clearer indication by now of his intentions if not for the uncertainty...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021311/sta_784897951.shtml
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Outside editorial: Republicans chose politics over substance

...R-Maine, proposed to let companies deny health benefits to new hires picked up from the unemployment lines. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., called for protecting jobs in the banking industry that would be lost by switching to a less costly federal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032810/opi_597370217.shtml
Opinion
What's needed in a No. 2 to the president

...score as follows: Rob Portman, 68.7 percent; Tim Pawlenty, 61.8 percent; Robert McDonnell, 61.2 percent; John Thune, 56.6 percent; Bobby Jindal, 56.3 percent; Paul Ryan, 54.7 percent; Marco Rubio, 48.1 percent; Kelly...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-22/whats-needed-no-2-president
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