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House approves two-year budget deal boosting spending $54 billion

Jim Myers August 2, 2019

Washington – A sweeping two-year budget plan to keep the federal government funded, increase spending on both defense and non defense programs and suspend the national debt ceiling drew bipartisan support...

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...

House passes defense bill in party line vote

Jim Myers July 13, 2019

Washington – Oklahomans in the U.S. House voted along party lines as that chamber approved a major defense bill, setting up a battle with the Senate where Sen. Jim Inhofe’s bill earlier sailed through...

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...

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...

Oklahoma GOP congressmen will need to rely on bipartisanship in Democratic-controlled House

Oklahoma GOP congressmen will need to rely on bipartisanship in Democratic-controlled House

Emma Keith, Reporter 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...

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