South Dakota’s John Thune enters race to succeed McConnell as U.S. Senate GOP leader • Idaho Capital Sun

Written by on March 4, 2024

WASHINGTON — Republican U.S. Sen. John Thune of South Dakota announced Monday that he plans to run for U.S. Senate GOP leader.

“I hope to be,” Thune said in an interview with KELOLAND News, a news outlet in his home state. “I’m going to do everything I can to convince my colleagues.”

Currently the No. 2 Republican in the Senate, Thune is the second Senate Republican to jockey . . .

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