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Inhofe accused of selling stocks before Covid-19 panic

Inhofe accused of selling stocks before Covid-19 panic

Brooklyn Wayland, KaraLee Langford, and Autumn Waggoner

March 21, 2020

WASHINGTON -- Oklahoma’s senior senator denied any knowledge or involvement in investment decisions that saw him selling over $400,000 in stock shortly before fears about the coronavirus pandemic exploded.   “The New York Times allegations are completely baseless and 100 percent false...

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...

Week in Washington: Gaming compacts take center stage

President of the National Congress of American Indians, Fawn Sharp, delivered the State of Indian Nations address on Monday and focused on tribal sovereignty, economic opportunity, government to government relations and the environment.

Conner Caughlin

February 14, 2020

Photo by Hogan Gore WASHINGTON -- Here’s a look at our stories in and around Washington this week: Tribe Officials Discuss Gaming Compacts at State of Indian Nations Gaming compacts in Oklahoma came up after Monday’s State of Indian Nations address, highlighting the ongoing conflict be...

U.S. House Committee Moves Bills on White Supremacy Symbols, Cybersecurity

Conner Caughlin

February 14, 2020

A Confederate flag ripples in front of a sign during a rally on Saturday, March 4, 2017. Photo by Michael Duncan WASHINGTON -- The House Committee on Homeland Security sent a series of bills to the House floor seeking to combat multiple white supremacy demonstrations and costly cyberattacks over...

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...

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,”...

Oklahoma Delegation Supports Signing of Trade Deal with Agriculture Impacts

Hogan Gore

January 30, 2020

WASHINGTON -- Legislation enacting a new trade agreement between three North American countries supported by the entire Oklahoma delegation who viewed it as a win for Oklahoma was signed by President Donald Trump. “USMCA is, I think, an improvement over NAFTA from 25 plus years ago. But as much as...

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...

Oklahoma artist designs first national memorial honoring Native veterans

Oklahoma artist designs first national memorial honoring Native veterans

Addison Kliewer

September 23, 2019

WASHINGTON––Members of tribal nations across the country gathered at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian on Saturday for the groundbreaking of the National Native American Veterans Memorial, a tribute designed by an Oklahoma artist.  Harvey Pratt, the designer of the memorial ...

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