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Athens Banner-Herald
Time dwindling for major successes on GOP legislative agendatheir fate uncertain. The long-promised effort to overturn former President Bar
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 3 hours ago
their fate uncertain. The long-promised effort to overturn former President Barack Obama’s health law hangs in limbo in the Senate after barely passing the House. A tax overhaul that’s a top Trump priority is unwritten and in dispute, despite his... Read more
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The Hill
A vote for Bill Wehrum is a vote against the RFSthe president selected a favorite of the Big Oil lobbyists who have been workin
The Hill / Posted 4 hours ago
the president selected a favorite of the Big Oil lobbyists who have been working to kill the RFS as his EPA administrator, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott PruittEdward (Scott) Scott PruittZinke under federal investigation for speech to NHL team:... Read more
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KERA North Texas
How The NRA Uses Its Political Clout: An Early Lesson In Oklahomaas its enemy. It's a transition that took place over several decades, but one
KERA North Texas / Posted 11 hours ago
as its enemy. It's a transition that took place over several decades, but one race in the 1990s in the northeast corner of Oklahoma can be seen as an early indication of the direction the NRA would take. Rep. Mike Synar, D-Okla., experienced NRA... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
How The NRA Uses Its Political Clout: An Early Lesson In Oklahomaarm, in 1981 in this photo archived at the Carl Albert Center Congressional and
KPBS San Diego / Posted 14 hours ago
arm, in 1981 in this photo archived at the Carl Albert Center Congressional and Political Collections at the University of Oklahoma. There was a time when the National Rifle Association was known primarily for promoting gun safety and advocating... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Washington is turning against the US Senatein the House of Representatives believe they’ve found a way to shield themselve
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted yesterday
in the House of Representatives believe they’ve found a way to shield themselves from loss in 2018: run against the US Senate even if it means running against their own GOP colleagues. Despite controlling the House, Senate and White House,... Read more
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Philly.com
GOP lawmakers walk the line between defying Trump and alienating their base” he said. “There are also other Americans that love how he communicates.” The
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
” he said. “There are also other Americans that love how he communicates.” The political reality in deep-red Oklahoma means Lankford has to be careful about crossing Trump. The state went for Trump over Hillary Clinton last year by... Read more
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Breitbart
White House Official Floats Amnesty Compromisesaid. Any political gains from the temporary denial of citizenship won’t last
Breitbart / Posted 3 days ago
said. Any political gains from the temporary denial of citizenship won’t last beyond the next Democratic majority in the Senate or House, said Jessica Vaughan, policy director at the Center for Immigration Studies. It won’t last because Americans... Read more
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The News & Observer
Thom Tillis reaching across party linesinterference in the 2016 election, Tillis introduced a bill with Democratic Sen
The News & Observer / Posted 3 days ago
interference in the 2016 election, Tillis introduced a bill with Democratic Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware to make clear Senate opposition to any such move. ▪ In June, Tillis and Democratic Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, among others,... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Google unveils job-training initiative with $1 billion pledgespread the message about its new program, it said. In the coming months, compan
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
spread the message about its new program, it said. In the coming months, company officials will make stops in Indianapolis; Oklahoma City; Lansing, Mich.; and Savannah, Ga. Google is not the only big tech company that has gone on a charm offensive... Read more
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Daily Mail
Senator: Trump is open to extending his 6-month DACA fix deadlinereveals Republican senator who says the president told him Congress can have mo
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
reveals Republican senator who says the president told him Congress can have more time to make it permanent President told Oklahoma Republican Sen. James Lankford that he'll be flexible if March 5 comes and goes without congressional action to save... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Trump to extend March 5 deadline to end DACA protections if Congress doesn't act, GOP senator saysminors and curbs on federal grants to "sanctuary cities." Lankford, a conserva
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
minors and curbs on federal grants to "sanctuary cities." Lankford, a conservative Republican, rose from the House to the Senate in 2014 after winning a special election to replace retiring Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla. On immigration, Lankford... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Trump to extend March 5 deadline to end DACA protections if Congress doesn't act, GOP senator saysminors and curbs on federal grants to "sanctuary cities." Lankford, a conserva
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
minors and curbs on federal grants to "sanctuary cities." Lankford, a conservative Republican, rose from the House to the Senate in 2014 after winning a special election to replace retiring Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla. On immigration, Lankford... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Trump to extend March 5 deadline to end DACA protections if Congress doesn't act, GOP senator saysminors and curbs on federal grants to "sanctuary cities." Lankford, a conserva
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
minors and curbs on federal grants to "sanctuary cities." Lankford, a conservative Republican, rose from the House to the Senate in 2014 after winning a special election to replace retiring Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla. On immigration, Lankford... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Colorado editorials: We should elect Public Utilities CommissionRevised Statute 40-2-101, the governor nominates all three members of the commi
Summit Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
Revised Statute 40-2-101, the governor nominates all three members of the commission and each is confirmed by the state Senate. The commission's mission statement says commissioners are to serve the public interest "by effectively regulating... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
House approves $36.5 billion disaster aid billto recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill pas
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
to recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill passed ‎353-69. The measure heads to the Senate, which returns from a weeklong recess next week. While the Trump administration requested $29 billion in supplemental... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
House Approves $36.5 Billion Disaster Aid Billto recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill pas
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 5 days ago
to recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill passed ‎353-69. The measure heads to the Senate, which returns from a weeklong recess next week. While the Trump administration requested $29 billion in supplemental... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
House approves $36.5 billion disaster aid billto recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill pas
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 5 days ago
to recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill passed ‎353-69. The measure heads to the Senate, which returns from a weeklong recess next week. While the Trump administration requested $29 billion in supplemental... Read more
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News 8000
House approves $36.5 billion disaster aid billto recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill pas
News 8000 / Posted 5 days ago
to recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill passed ‎353-69. The measure heads to the Senate, which returns from a weeklong recess next week. While the Trump administration requested $29 billion in supplemental... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
$36.5 Billion Disaster Aid Package for Hurricane, Fire Victims Nationwide Approved by House of Representativesto recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill pas
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 5 days ago
to recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill passed ‎353-69. The measure heads to the Senate, which returns from a weeklong recess next week. Napa County Sheriff deputies escort people to pick up important... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
House approves $36.5 billion disaster aid billto recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill pas
KTXS Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
to recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill passed ‎353-69. The measure heads to the Senate, which returns from a weeklong recess next week. While the Trump administration requested $29 billion in supplemental... Read more
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KCTV 5 Kansas City
House approves $36.5 billion disaster aid billto recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill pas
KCTV 5 Kansas City / Posted 5 days ago
to recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill passed ‎353-69. The measure heads to the Senate, which returns from a weeklong recess next week. While the Trump administration requested $29 billion in supplemental... Read more
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FOX Carolina
House approves $36.5 billion disaster aid billto recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill pas
FOX Carolina / Posted 5 days ago
to recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill passed ‎353-69. The measure heads to the Senate, which returns from a weeklong recess next week. While the Trump administration requested $29 billion in supplemental... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
House approves $36.5 billion disaster aid billto recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill pas
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 5 days ago
to recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill passed ‎353-69. The measure heads to the Senate, which returns from a weeklong recess next week. While the Trump administration requested $29 billion in supplemental... Read more
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KECI Missoula
House approves $36.5 billion disaster aid billto recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill pas
KECI Missoula / Posted 5 days ago
to recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill passed ‎353-69. The measure heads to the Senate, which returns from a weeklong recess next week. While the Trump administration requested $29 billion in supplemental... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
House approves $36.5 billion disaster aid billto recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill pas
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 5 days ago
to recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill passed ‎353-69. The measure heads to the Senate, which returns from a weeklong recess next week. While the Trump administration requested $29 billion in supplemental... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
House approves $36.5 billion disaster aid billto recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill pas
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 5 days ago
to recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill passed ‎353-69. The measure heads to the Senate, which returns from a weeklong recess next week. While the Trump administration requested $29 billion in supplemental... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
House approves $36.5 billion disaster aid billto recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill pas
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 5 days ago
to recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill passed ‎353-69. The measure heads to the Senate, which returns from a weeklong recess next week. While the Trump administration requested $29 billion in supplemental... Read more
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FOX 5 Las Vegas
House approves $36.5 billion disaster aid billto recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill pas
FOX 5 Las Vegas / Posted 5 days ago
to recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill passed ‎353-69. The measure heads to the Senate, which returns from a weeklong recess next week. While the Trump administration requested $29 billion in supplemental... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
House approves $36.5 billion disaster aid billto recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill pas
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 5 days ago
to recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill passed ‎353-69. The measure heads to the Senate, which returns from a weeklong recess next week. While the Trump administration requested $29 billion in supplemental... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
House approves $36.5 billion disaster aid billto recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill pas
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 5 days ago
to recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill passed ‎353-69. The measure heads to the Senate, which returns from a weeklong recess next week. While the Trump administration requested $29 billion in supplemental... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
House approves $36.5 billion disaster aid billto recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill pas
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 5 days ago
to recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill passed ‎353-69. The measure heads to the Senate, which returns from a weeklong recess next week. While the Trump administration requested $29 billion in supplemental... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
House approves $36.5 billion disaster aid billto recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill pas
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 5 days ago
to recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill passed ‎353-69. The measure heads to the Senate, which returns from a weeklong recess next week. While the Trump administration requested $29 billion in supplemental... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
House approves $36.5 billion disaster aid billto recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill pas
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 5 days ago
to recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill passed ‎353-69. The measure heads to the Senate, which returns from a weeklong recess next week. While the Trump administration requested $29 billion in supplemental... Read more
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WSMV Nashville
House approves $36.5 billion disaster aid billto recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill pas
WSMV Nashville / Posted 5 days ago
to recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill passed ‎353-69. The measure heads to the Senate, which returns from a weeklong recess next week. While the Trump administration requested $29 billion in supplemental... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
House approves $36.5 billion disaster aid billto recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill pas
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 5 days ago
to recover from a string of devastating hurricanes and wildfires. The bill passed ‎353-69. The measure heads to the Senate, which returns from a weeklong recess next week. While the Trump administration requested $29 billion in supplemental... Read more
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Roll Call
Why Trump’s Immigration Demands Haven’t Changed the Dynamics on Hillstill believes Trump supports those undocumented childhood immigrants, also kno
Roll Call / Posted 5 days ago
still believes Trump supports those undocumented childhood immigrants, also known as Dreamers, something he told her and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer over dinner last month. “He doesn’t support Dreamers because Chuck and I had good... Read more
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Reuters
Democrats rising? Early statehouse wins test new facesgeneration of candidates and activists eager to resist President Donald Trump’s
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
generation of candidates and activists eager to resist President Donald Trump’s conservative agenda. From New Hampshire to Oklahoma, Democrats have flipped eight Republican-held seats in special legislative elections, having spent millions of... Read more
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CBS Baltimore
Legislators Weigh Recommendations To Expand Prekindergartenshould be increased by more than 60 percent, a state workgroup told a legislati
CBS Baltimore / Posted 6 days ago
should be increased by more than 60 percent, a state workgroup told a legislative panel this week. A state House and Senate committee weighing universal schooling for 4-year-olds met on Tuesday and acknowledged the need for an increase in... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Grassley pledges support for Newton’s biofuel industrythe Republican senator said he’s seen the value of Iowa’s biodiesel industry, a
Newton Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
the Republican senator said he’s seen the value of Iowa’s biodiesel industry, and he plans to keep fighting for it on the Senate floor. Lowering the minimum volume standard for 2018, which was established more than a year ago, along with rolling... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
EPA chief Pruitt signs proposed rule to unravel Clean Power Planemissions at individual plants as well as by deploying renewable energy and tak
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
emissions at individual plants as well as by deploying renewable energy and taking other energy-efficiency steps. As Oklahoma attorney general, Pruitt argued that EPA exceeded its statutory authority under the Clean Air Act in requiring... Read more
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Roll Call
Diane Black, Prepping Gubernatorial Bid, Takes Victory Lapput a timeline on her departure date — including whether she will stick it out
Roll Call / Posted 6 days ago
put a timeline on her departure date — including whether she will stick it out through conference negotiations with the Senate. Some fruits of her labor, however, may end up on the cutting room floor, as key elements of the House budget... Read more
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ScienceBlogs
Occupational Health News Roundupinto private industry. The story focused on one particular center, Christian A
ScienceBlogs / Posted 6 days ago
into private industry. The story focused on one particular center, Christian Alcoholics & Addicts in Recovery (CAAIR) in Oklahoma. Started by chicken company executives, CAAIR’s court-ordered residents work full-time at Simmons Foods Inc., a... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
EPA's Pruitt signs proposed rule to unravel Clean Power Planemissions at individual plants as well as by deploying renewable energy and tak
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
emissions at individual plants as well as by deploying renewable energy and taking other energy-efficiency steps. As Oklahoma attorney general, Pruitt argued that EPA exceeded its statutory authority under the Clean Air Act in requiring... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
EPA's Pruitt signs proposed rule to unravel Clean Power Planemissions at individual plants as well as by deploying renewable energy and tak
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
emissions at individual plants as well as by deploying renewable energy and taking other energy-efficiency steps. As Oklahoma attorney general, Pruitt argued that EPA exceeded its statutory authority under the Clean Air Act in requiring... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
EPA's Pruitt signs proposed rule to unravel Clean Power Planemissions at individual plants as well as by deploying renewable energy and tak
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
emissions at individual plants as well as by deploying renewable energy and taking other energy-efficiency steps. As Oklahoma attorney general, Pruitt argued that EPA exceeded its statutory authority under the Clean Air Act in requiring... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
EPA's Pruitt signs proposed rule to unravel Clean Power Planemissions at individual plants as well as by deploying renewable energy and tak
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 days ago
emissions at individual plants as well as by deploying renewable energy and taking other energy-efficiency steps. As Oklahoma attorney general, Pruitt argued that EPA exceeded its statutory authority under the Clean Air Act in requiring... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
EPA's Pruitt signs proposed rule to unravel Clean Power Planemissions at individual plants as well as by deploying renewable energy and tak
Chicago Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
emissions at individual plants as well as by deploying renewable energy and taking other energy-efficiency steps. As Oklahoma attorney general, Pruitt argued that EPA exceeded its statutory authority under the Clean Air Act in requiring... Read more
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CBS News
Medical group: EPA's move "puts American lives at greater risk"getting rid of the Clean Power Plan will mark the culmination of a long fight h
CBS News / Posted 7 days ago
getting rid of the Clean Power Plan will mark the culmination of a long fight he began as the elected attorney general of Oklahoma. Pruitt was among about two dozen attorneys general who sued to stop Obama's 2014 push to limit carbon emissions,... Read more
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Newsmax
NY Ballot Measure Would Strip Pensions From Corrupt Lawmakersa crime related to their official duties. Some states spell out specific crimes
Newsmax / Posted 7 days ago
a crime related to their official duties. Some states spell out specific crimes, while others take a broader approach. In Oklahoma, for example, public officials can lose their pension for committing any felony. Calls to crack down on corruption... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Environmental groups denounce Trump override of climate plangetting rid of the Clean Power Plan will mark the culmination of a long fight h
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 7 days ago
getting rid of the Clean Power Plan will mark the culmination of a long fight he began as the elected attorney general of Oklahoma. Pruitt was among about two dozen attorney generals who sued to stop Obama's 2014 push to limit carbon emissions,... Read more
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