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Tribal jurisdiction on Supreme Court docket again with McGirt v. Oklahoma

Brooklyn Wayland

February 26, 2020

Oral arguments in a case that could reshape tribal justice in eastern Oklahoma have been set to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court on April 21. The case, McGirt v. Oklahoma, argues under the Indian Major Crimes Act the state does not have the authority to prosecute convicted child rapist Jimcy M...

Warren supporters hopeful despite failure to revive campaign in New Hampshire

Warren supporters hopeful despite failure to revive campaign in New Hampshire

Brooklyn Wayland

February 13, 2020

Photo by Brooklyn Wayland MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Norman native Elizabeth Warren, hoping to revive her campaign for the Democratic nomination, sent staffers to South Carolina and Nevada as she spoke to supporters reminding them she “could go the distance” and could unite Democrats. Nevada vote...

Stitt announces SoonerCare 2.0 and support for Trump’s Healthy Adult Opportunity initiative

Stitt announces SoonerCare 2.0 and support for Trump’s Healthy Adult Opportunity initiative

Brooklyn Wayland

January 31, 2020

Governor Kevin Stitt (R-OK) speaks on behalf of the Trump Administration’s Medicaid Healthy Adult Opportunity Initiative on Jan.  30, 2020 in Washington, D.C. Stitt also announced his new Oklahoma healthcare plan, SoonerCare 2.0, while expressing his goal of becoming one of the first states to impl...

Inhofe finally sworn in as Senate impeachment trial begins

Inhofe finally sworn in as Senate impeachment trial begins

Brooklyn Wayland

January 21, 2020

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) discusses the impeachment trial process on Tuesday, Jan. 21. This is the second impeachment Inhofe has participated in during his career.  Photo by Brooklyn Wayland WASHINGTON — As the U.S. Senate begins the third impeachment trial in American history, Sen. Jim Inhof...

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