John Randolph Thune is an American politician and businessman serving as the senior United States senator from South Dakota, a seat he has held since 2005. Thune is in his fourth Senate term and is the Senate minority whip, a post he has held since 2021. A member of the Republican Party, Thune served three terms as the U.S. representative for from 1997 to 2003. Wikipedia*
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John Thune has 2,051 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1996 Forum as a Republican Representative. The year with the most videos was 2021 with 161 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 5,995 views per program. Most appearances with Mitch McConnell (283), John A. Barrasso M.D. (259), Roy Blunt (182). Most common tags: Washington Politics, Republican Party, Federal Budget.
Majority Whip (Jan 03, 2019 - Present) Republican Conference Chair (Jan 26, 2012 - Jan 03, 2019) Republican Policy Committee Chair (Jan 02, 2009 - Jan 26, 2012) Videos: 1,845
PreviouslyU.S. Senate Candidate, South Dakota
R c. October 4, 2002 - c. November 5, 2002 Videos: 14 U.S. Representative, R-SD January 3, 1997 - January 3, 2003 Videos: 192 U.S. Representative Candidate,
R c. November 5, 1996 - c. November 11, 1996 Videos: 0