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Sen. Inhofe flies plane upside-down, announcing he is still fit for reelection

Sen. Inhofe flies plane upside-down, announcing he is still fit for reelection

Karalee Langford and Brooklyn Wayland

March 5, 2020

Photo by KaraLee Langford Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) released a campaign video of him flying a plane upside down to announce his campaign for reelection in 2020 and prove he’s still not too old to be in Congress.  “I’ll be announcing for office upside down and that’s to overcome the critici...

Oh, frack!

Oh, frack!

Brooklyn Wayland and Karalee Langford

February 28, 2020

Photo by KaraLee Langford Kendra Horn took steps Thursday to distance herself even further from the left-wing elements of her party by announcing her opposition to a fracking ban. She said she is opposed to legislation proposed by U.S. Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D, NY) and Darren Soto (D, F...

Horn Concerned about Reality of Oklahoma’s new Medicaid 2.0

Horn Concerned about Reality of Oklahoma’s new Medicaid 2.0

Karalee Langford, Brooklyn Wayland, and Autumn Waggoner

February 14, 2020

Photo by Brooklyn Wayland WASHINGTON- Oklahoma is one of 14 states yet to adopt Medicaid expansion. Gov.  Kevin Stitt has proposed a Medicaid block grant for Oklahoma, but U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn (D-Okla.) said Tuesday it would cost more and limit access.  “It is heartbreaking to ha...

Oklahoma’s 5th Congressional District up for a competitive Republican primary

Oklahoma’s 5th Congressional District up for a competitive Republican primary

Brooklyn Wayland and Karalee Langford

February 7, 2020

Graph by Autumn Waggoner WASHINGTON-- Campaign reports indicate a competitive Republican primary contest is shaping up in Oklahoma's 5th congressional district while incumbent Democratic Rep. Kendra Horn keeps up an aggressive fundraising pace. One of the top Republican candidates for Oklahoma...

Three Oklahomans honored at Trump’s third State of the Union

Three Oklahomans honored at Trump’s third State of the Union

Karalee Langford and Brooklyn Wayland

February 6, 2020

Photo By Brooklyn Wayland WASHINGTON-- Three Oklahomans were honored at President Donald Trump’s third State of the Union address. Trump introduced Kelli Hake and her son Gage as some of his special guests while U.S. Representative Kendra Horn (D-OK) announced before the speech that Jena Nelson...

Outcome of Impeachment Trial Already Decided for Lankford

Karalee Langford and Conner Caughlin

February 3, 2020

WASHINGTON- As day 9 of President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial takes place, Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) says he has been preparing for some time, anticipating the direction of the trial.   “I kept a record all the way through the House when they were presenting their case,”...

Thousands Rally For Pro-Life Equals Pro-Woman

People gather in the National Mall in Washington D.C. to March for Life and listen to President Donald Trump speak on his pro-life position. This is the 47th annual pro-life rally and the first in American history where a president has attended. Photo by Brooklyn Wayland

Karalee Langford

January 25, 2020

People gather in the National Mall in Washington D.C. to March for Life and listen to President Donald Trump speak on his pro-life position. This is the 47th annual pro-life rally and the first in American history where a president has attended. Photo by Brooklyn Wayland. WASHINGTON -- Thousands gath...

Horn proposes naming OKC main post office to honor civil rights leader

Representative Kendra Horn (D-OK) discusses the bill she proposed to change an Oklahoma City post office’s name to honor Clara Luper, who was a prominent Civil Rights activist that led the first sit-in protests in Oklahoma. She believes this will help more Oklahomans learn about Luper’s important role in local and national history.  Conner Caughlin / Gaylord News

Karalee Langford

January 14, 2020

WASHINGTON -- A downtown Oklahoma City post office could be renamed after a civil rights icon if an Oklahoma congresswoman has her way. U.S Rep. Representative Kendra Horn (D-OKLA) proposed a bill that would change the name of the downtown Oklahoma City post office to honor Clara Luper, an Oklah...

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