John Thune

John Randolph Thune is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from South Dakota since 2005. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as a U.S. Representative for SD-AL from 1997 to 2003. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
John Thune has 1,226 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 2017 with 126 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 5,851 views per program. Most appearances with Mitch McConnell Jr. (104), John Cornyn (82), John A. Barrasso M.D. (78). Most common tags: Republican Party, Federal Budget, Washington Politics.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 2005 - Present U.S. Senator, R-SD View Map Republican Conference Chair (Jan 26, 2012 - Present) Republican Policy Committee Chair (Jan 02, 2009 - Jan 26, 2012) Videos: 1,026


U.S. Senate Candidate, South Dakota
c. October 4, 2002 - c. November 5, 2002 Videos: 14 U.S. Representative, R-SD View Map January 3, 1997 - January 3, 2003 Videos: 186 U.S. Representative Candidate,
c. November 5, 1996 - c. November 11, 1996 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Republican Agenda
  • Trump Administration Infrastructure Plan

    Trump Administration Infrastructure Plan

    Five Cabinet secretaries testified before a Senate panel on the Trump administration’s $1.5 trillion infrastructure proposal…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate voted to invoke cloture on S. 2155, the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection bill, which…

  • Senate Republican Agenda

    Senate Republican Agenda

    Following their weekly caucus luncheon, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and other members of Senate party leadership spoke to…

  • Train Safety Control Implementation

    Train Safety Control Implementation

    The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a hearing to receive an update on the implementation of the safety technology…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed Russell Vought’s nomination for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) deputy director, 50-49, with Vice…

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Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

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