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Delegation splits on sanctioning Trump

Jim Myers

July 19, 2019

WASHINGTON – Oklahoman's in the U.S. House split along party lines when voting to condemn President Trump’s racist remarks targeting four minority Democratic congresswomen and to hold two Cabinet members in contempt of Congress, but the five lawmakers found common ground in voting to kill a res...

Different results for two proposals from delegation members

Jim Myers

June 19, 2019

WASHINGTON – Two members of Oklahoma’s congressional delegation saw floor action this week on their legislation, and House members cast a significant vote in the on-going battle between Democrats and President Trump over congressional oversight into the Russia Investigation. Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) won Se...

Freshman Democrat Kendra Horn leads pack with $370,000 in contributions

Freshman Democrat Kendra Horn leads pack with $370,000 in contributions

Anna Bauman

April 16, 2019

WASHINGTON — Freshman Democrat Kendra Horn leads Oklahoma’s delegation in this quarter’s campaign contributions after kicking off an aggressive fundraising campaign aimed at defending her seat in the state’s only battleground district.  Horn’s campaign reported raising nearly $373,000 si...

Oklahoma loses clout as minority members in the U.S. House of Representatives

Anna Bauman

February 1, 2019

WASHINGTON — When the U.S. House of Representatives flipped to a Democratic majority after eight years of conservative control, Republicans undoubtedly lost power.  That includes representatives from Oklahoma, who are now relying on bipartisan relationships and prominent committee assignmen...

Midterm Update

Midterm Update

Emma Keith

November 7, 2018

WASHINGTON — Despite a Democrat victory for Kendra Horn in Oklahoma Tuesday, the state’s delegation will have to rely on bipartisan solutions and potential compromise to maintain influence in a newly Democratic House of Representatives.  The Nov. 6 midterm elections saw Democrats secure a solid...

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