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Sen. John Thune

Sen. John Thune

South Dakota Congressional delegation

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Sen. John Thune: key health care votes

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On the Amendment S.Amdt. 667 to S.Amdt. 267 to H.R. 1628 (American Health Care Act of 2017) [more]

Sen. Thune voted Yes, which we score as unfavorable.
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On the Amendment S.Amdt. 271 to S.Amdt. 267 to H.R. 1628 (American Health Care Act of 2017) [more]

Sen. Thune voted Yes, which we score as unfavorable.
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This was the first Senate vote on a proposal to repeal and replace parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA; aka Obamacare). The proposal at issue in this vote was the Better Care Reconciliation Act with additional provisions by Sen. Ted Cruz. [more]

Sen. Thune voted Yes, which we score as unfavorable.
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July 25, 2017

S 1628: Motion to Proceed on H.R. 1628: American Health Care Act of 2017

Status: House motion to proceed agreed to

This was the first Senate vote on repealing or replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA; aka Obamacare). This was a procedural vote to bring the House health care bill H.R. 1628 to the floor for debate so that amendments could be subsequently proposed. [more]

Sen. Thune voted Yes, which we score as unfavorable.
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January 12, 2017

S 3: A budget resolution to begin the process of repealing the ACA.

Status: House concurrent resolution agreed to

On the Concurrent Resolution S.Con.Res. 3 [more]

Sen. Thune voted Yes, which we score as unfavorable.
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On Passage of the Bill H.R. 3762 [more]

Sen. Thune voted Yes, which we score as unfavorable.
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On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 2328 to S.Amdt. 2327 to S.Amdt. 2266 to H.R. 22 [more]

Sen. Thune voted Yes, which we score as unfavorable.
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February 2, 2011

S 223: Repealing the Health Care Bill

Status: House motion rejected

Repeal of the Affordable Care Act of 2010 [more]

Sen. Thune voted Yes, which we score as unfavorable.
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These were House amendments to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, making financing and revenue changes. It made some adjustments to the health reform bill to mollify House Democrats who had sought a more aggressive reform bill [more]

Sen. Thune voted No, which we score as unfavorable.
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December 24, 2009

S 3590: Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Status: House bill passed

On Passage of the Bill H.R. 3590 [more]

Sen. Thune voted No, which we score as unfavorable.
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December 15, 2009

S 3590: Authorizing Importation of Prescription Drugs

Status: House amendment rejected

On the Amendment S.Amdt. 2793 to S.Amdt. 2786 to H.R. 3590 (Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act of 2009) [more]

Sen. Thune voted Yes, which we score as a pro-consumer vote.
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December 3, 2009

S 3590: Preventive Services Coverage Requirements

Status: House amendment agreed to

This bill would have been an amendment to health care reform, which was approved later in December. Some of these provisions ended up in the final reform bill. [more]

Sen. Thune voted No, which we score as unfavorable.
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On Passage of the Bill H.R. 2 [more]

Sen. Thune voted No, which we score as unfavorable.

Blog posts mentioning Sen. John Thune

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The Senate’s Obamacare repeal bill: a cheat sheet

The Senate’s Obamacare repeal bill: a cheat sheet

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Will the real predator please stand up?

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