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JOHN THUNE

A bipartisan group of senators brought the legislation to raise awareness about preventive care after Americans postponed check-ups due to COVID-19.
The compromise would lower that weekly benefit to $300, but extend it through Sept. 6, according to a Democratic aide. The first $10,200 would be tax-free.
Minn., ND, SD senators don't break ranks.
Both Sen. John Thune and Sen. Mike Rounds cast votes calling the Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump "unconstitutional." But they've also spoken highly of Democratic trial managers, who argue the former president incited a riot.

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Minnesota's Democratic U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar delivered remarks at the ceremony, and the majority of members from Minnesota and the Dakotas were in attendance.
PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota Sen. John Thune is reversing his 2016 stance on allowing the U.S. Senate to vote on a Supreme Court nominee during an election cycle that could produce a new president of the United States.
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and John Hoeven, R-N.D., are urging the Trump Administration to support rural America during the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly for farmers who produce the nation's food supply.
ST. PAUL -- U.S. Senate Majority Whip John Thune, R-S.D., is introducing a bill to extend Americans' tax filing deadline from April 15 to July 15 in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
South Dakota's Republican U.S. Sen. John Thune said the bipartisan legislation will provide critical relief to American workers, families and small businesses.
New rules in the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund proceeding would help deploy broadband service in rural areas.

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ST. PAUL — South Dakota Republican U.S. Sen. John Thune and Minnesota Democrat U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar are urging the Federal Communications Commission to prioritize "sustainable" rural broadband technology that will last for years as it looks to allocate $20.4 billion in federal communications funds.
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has decided to allow agriculture producers to hay or graze cover crops planted on acres in prevented planting on Sept. 1, rather than Nov. 1.
BISMARCK — While Democratic members of Minnesota's congressional delegation expressed alarm over the potential for the U.S. slipping into war with Iran this week, Republicans in the Dakotas touted the Trump administration's tough policies and downplayed the possibility of conflict.

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