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Different results for two proposals from delegation members

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...

Disaster relief bill signed into law

June 7, 2019

Washington – With the support of Oklahoma’s congressional delegation, a much-delayed $19.1-billion disaster relief bill finally won final congressional approval and was signed into law by President...

Week in Washington: Congress returns from recess, votes on climate bill, presidential veto

May 3, 2019

WASHINGTON — The Oklahoma delegation returned to the nation’s capital this week as Congress returned from a two-week recess. The House of Representative focused on the Climate Action Now Act, while...

U.S. Senate confirms Patrick Wyrick to Oklahoma federal district court

April 9, 2019

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice Patrick Wyrick to serve as U.S. district judge for the Western District of Oklahoma a year after his initial nomination...

Week in Washington: Congress votes to block Trump’s declaration, end US involvement in Yemen

March 15, 2019

WASHINGTON — Issues of national and foreign security dominated the agenda for members of Congress this week.  Here’s a rundown of what’s happening in Washington:  Issues of national...

Oklahoma GOP reps vote ‘no’ on U.S. House bill to overturn national emergency, but measure passes

February 26, 2019

WASHINGTON — Despite some reservations, Oklahoma’s Republican representatives backed President Donald Trump on Tuesday by voting against a resolution to overturn the national emergency that would...

State of Union: President Trump pleased Oklahoma delegation

President Trump in the 2019 State of the Union address (C-Span)
February 6, 2019

WASHINGTON — Members of the Oklahoma delegation were pleased with President Donald Trump’s message of bipartisanship and unity in the State of the Union address Tuesday night, including on issues...

Trump touted a bipartisan message of unity during his State of the Union address

Trump touted a bipartisan message of unity during his State of the Union address
February 5, 2019

WASHINGTON — Rep. Kendra Horn stood, cheered and high-fived her female peers as they gathered in a sea of white for Tuesday night’s State of the Union address.  “It’s almost beyond description,”...

Chávez, Castro, Trump?

March 4, 2017

A professor at the University of Oklahoma likened President Donald Trump to both a Latin American dictator and communist, before a crowd of students and faculty Thursday. At the Forum on Democracy, Professor...

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