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South Dakota’s Thune wins reelection to 4th U.S. Senate term

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Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., talks with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Jan. 20, 2022. Thune is running for his reelection in the Nov. 8 election.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Republican U.S. Sen. John Thune of South Dakota has won reelection to a fourth term.

He will return to the Senate and is expected to make a bid to become the next GOP leader.

Thune cruised to victory in South Dakota with a large fundraising advantage over Democrat Brian Bengs.

He is the second-ranking Senate Republican, and he is seen as a potential pick to someday succeed Sen. Mitch McConnell.

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