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  1. After the shutdown, Cornyn blames Democrats for holding up disaster reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Chron

    JULY 11: U.S. Senate Majority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell speaks as Sen. John Barrasso , Sen. John Thune , and Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn listen during a news briefing after the weekly Senate Republican Policy Luncheon July 11, 2017 at the Capitol in Washington, DC. Sen. McConnell announced that Senate will delay its recess to the third week of August.

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  2. Senators predict more money to fight opioids, but no details on how muchRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    ... the 21st Century Cures Act, which had $1 billion in new funding for grants to states to tackle opioid abuse. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., a member of GOP leadership, suspects that funding will wind up in the omnibus. "I think everybody here is concerned ...

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  3. Yet Another Stopgap Funding Bill Likely in February, Lawmakers SayRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Government Executive

    Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., the Republican Conference chairman, told reporters Monday lawmakers would likely need another CR when the current funding measure expires Feb. 8 to wrap up outstanding issues. In voting against a bill last week that would have avoided a government shutdown, many congressional Democrats said the need to provide federal agencies full-year appropriations motivated their decision.

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  4. Trump Signs Bill Reopening Government as Immigration Fight LoomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | News Max

    ... and Democrats on immigration, one that could potentially end in another standoff over spending. Senator John Thune, the chamber's No. 3 Republican, said it's unlikely Congress will be able to pass a final spending bill in three weeks and will ...

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  5. Trump seeks to move from bystander to dealmaker on immigrationRead the original story

    Yesterday | WAAY

    ... weeks ago during a bipartisan meeting on immigration, Trump was all but absent when that heat actually came. Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, chairman of the Republican conference, said Trump needed to be a central player in order for the ...

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  6. Congress passes funding bill, ends three-day government shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    ... The bill now heads to President Trump's desk. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., flanked by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., left, and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks to reporters following a weekly, closed-door strategy session, at ...

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  7. Senate moves to end government shutdown as Democrats drop oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The Senate achieved a breakthrough on Monday that paves the way for an end to the partial federal government shutdown, which began midnight Friday amid an impasse over federal funding. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., flanked by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., left, and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks to reporters following a weekly, closed-door strategy session, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018.

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  8. End to shutdown in sight as Senate breaks Dem filibusterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Fredericksburg.com

    ... digital newspaper replica. Please click here to select a subscription, or login if you are already a member. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., the Republican Conference chairman in the Senate, waits to do a TV news interview on Day 2 of the federal shutdown, ...

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  9. End to government shutdown in sight as Dems halt filibusterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Daily Times

    ... to force a spending bill that would include protections for young immigrants. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., the Republican Conference chairman in the Senate, waits to do a TV news interview on Day 2 of the federal shutdown, ...

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  10. Shutdown end in sight as senators announce agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Waco Tribune-Herald

    ... to force a spending bill that would include protections for young immigrants. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., the Republican Conference chairman in the Senate, waits to do a TV news interview on Day 2 of the federal shutdown, ...

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  11. McConnell offers an olive branch to re-open the government, but will it be enough?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | USA Today

    A U.S. government shutdown enters its third day after Senate negotiators fail to reach an agreement to restore federal spending authority. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., flanked by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., left, and Majority Whip John Cornyn, R-Texas, speaks to reporters following a weekly, closed-door strategy session, at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018.

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  12. Senate talks fall short, shutdown extends into workweek NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Recorder

    ... of the federal shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., the Republican Conference chairman in the Senate, waits to do a TV news interview on Day 2 of the federal shutdown, ...

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  13. Dan Milbank: What on Earth does Donald Trump want? - Mon, 22 Jan 2018 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Spokesman-Review

    ... at the Capitol, they had to bring in a Zamboni to clear all the dandruff. As the Washington Post reported, Sen. John Thune (S.D.), the chamber's No. 3 Republican, said he was "at a loss." And Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) gave voice to the ...

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  14. Senate talks fall short, shutdown extends into workweekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Daily News-Record

    Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., the Republican Conference chairman in the Senate, waits to do a TV news interview on Day 2 of the federal shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. From left, Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., Sen. Bill Nelson, D-Fla., and Sen. Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., confer as they return to the Capitol after a meeting of moderate senators on Day 2 of the federal shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018.

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  15. No solution in partisan stalemate, blame shiftsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Boston Herald

    Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., the Republican Conference chairman in the Senate, waits to do a TV news interview on Day 2 of the federal shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., left, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., arrive at the Capitol following a meeting of moderate senators on Day 2 of the federal shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018.

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  16. Shutdown extends into workweek, as Senate talks continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Waco Tribune-Herald

    Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H., left, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., arrive at the Capitol following a meeting of moderate senators on Day 2 of the federal shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., the Republican Conference chairman in the Senate, waits to do a TV news interview on Day 2 of the federal shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018.

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  17. The Latest: Trump insists immigration talk comes laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Powhatan Today

    Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., the Republican Conference chairman in the Senate, waits to do a TV news interview on Day 2 of the federal shutdown, at the Capitol in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., leads a news conference of female Democrats on Day 2 of the federal shutdown at the Capitol in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018.

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  18. Senate adjourns without shutdown deal; vote moved to MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | SFGate

    ... of female Democrats on Day 2 of the federal shutdown at the Capitol in Washington, Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., the Republican Conference chairman in the Senate, waits to do a TV news interview on Day 2 of the federal shutdown, at ...

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  19. High-ranking U.S. Senate Republican says he is hopeful federal shutdown to endRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Reuters

    U.S. Senator John Thune, a member of the Senate's Republican leadership team, said on Sunday he was hopeful of a deal being struck soon that would bring an end to a two-day-old federal government shutdown. Speaking on the Senate floor, Thune said: "I hope that we will have the 60 votes that are necessary" to advance a new stopgap funding bill to fund the government for three weeks.

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  20. John Thune: We shouldn't have to use the nuclear option to keep the government openRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 21 | Washington Examiner

    ... change and transform the way the Senate functions," Thune said. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File) Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., shot down President Trump on Sunday, saying deploying the "nuclear option" in the U.S. Senate would fundamentally alter the ...

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