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Thune OK With Senate Primary

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Thune OK With Senate Primary

South Dakota republicans will have a Senate primary next June. State Senator Larry Rhoden of Union Center entered the race this week, joining former Governor Mike Rounds. Senator John Thune says primaries can be a good part of the process…

Thune says he has talked to Larry Rhoden about his run…

Thune says the South Dakota race is critical  for republicans in the state and nationally…

There could be one or possibly two more candidates that get into the republican race. Rick Weiland is the only democrat that has said he is interested in the seat.

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