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John Thune 2012

John Thune Rules Out 2016 Presidential Bid

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics

Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) has ruled out a bid for the Republican nomination for president in 2016. During a Wednesday radio interview with conservat...

Christina Wilkie

Lawmakers Rock Out, Raise Cash at Taylor Swift Concert | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.03.2011 | Politics

With an ongoing debt crisis, two wars, and a drought across much of the country, what better way for members of Congress to spend their time than to r...

Jason Linkins

Bill Kristol Predicts That John Thune Might Re-Enter 2012 Race | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

It's Monday, and are people any happier with the current state of the GOP field? I mean, Jon Huntsman is going to join up this week! How does that gra...

Jason Linkins

Star GOP Senator Makes Presidential Statement | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

After spending the past two weeks taking two steps back for every one step forward in terms of making a run for the presidency, South Dakota Republica...

Jason Linkins

The News About John Thune Is That There's No News About John Thune | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last week, it was reported in Politico that Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) was leaning against running for president. On Thursday, Carl Cameron of Fox News ...

Why John Thune Is On GOP Short List For 2012

Politics Daily | Jill Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John Thune is on every short list of Republican presidential prospects, which for most people raises two questions: Who? And why?...

Bettors Optimistic About GOP Senator's 2012 Presidential Chances

Politico | KASIE HUNT | 11/30/10 4:38 AM EST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

But on two of the three major political exchanges -- markets in which users bet on or buy stocklike futures contracts for candidates they think will w...

Grover Norquist: John Thune Must Renounce TARP Vote

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Grover Norquist, president of the conservative advocacy group Americans for Tax Relief, said recently that if Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) wants to be con...

John Thune Jabs Potential GOP Presidential Rivals

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), a potential 2012 presidential candidate, appeared to unofficially launch one of the first salvos in the forthcoming GOP prim...

Jason Linkins

John Thune Begins Potential 2012 Bid By Skirting TARP Vote | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a calmer climate, Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) makes for a credible presidential candidate. However, he carries with him what has turned out to be, in this election cycle, a black mark: He voted for the Troubled Asset Relief Program.

John Thune 2012? A Look At The GOP Senator's Potential Presidential Bid

The Washington Post | Chris Cillizza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today's candidate filing deadline in South Dakota marks the start of serious talk about Sen. John Thune's potential presidential campaign in 2012....