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Wednesday Apr 16 | Washington Post

Ted Cruz backs T.W. Shannon with first Senate primary endorsement of 2014

"T.W. Shannon is a strong Constitutional conservative who will fight for individual liberty and help turn our country around," Cruz said in a statement distributed by Shannon's campaign.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mike Lee, John Cornyn, Tom Coburn

Wednesday Apr 16 | The Miami Herald

Self-funded Oklahoma legislator leads fundraising

A 27-year-old first-term state representative from Oklahoma City who put $500,000 of his own money into his campaign has amassed the biggest war chest in the race to replace Republican U.S. Rep. James Lankford in the 5th Congressional District.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Oklahoma

Wednesday Apr 16 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Okla.'s US Senate candidates set for panel talk

Three of the top Republican contenders for the open U.S. Senate seat being vacated by U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn are expected to tout their conservative credentials at a town hall-style forum.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Coburn, US Senate, Oklahoma

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Belmont Club

The Book of Numbers

George Will calls them the Fivers . "From the Goldwater Institute, the fertile frontal lobe of the conservative movement's brain, comes an innovative idea that is gaining traction in Alaska, Arizona and Georgia, and its advocates may bring it to at least 35 other state legislatures.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Conservative Political News

Tecumseh Countywide News

Stephens Makes Surprise Switch, Swinney-Griffin Withdraws From Commission Race

Another wrinkle in the Shawnee city election developed Monday as Candie Swinney-Griffin withdrew her candidacy for the Ward 6 seat on the City Commission.

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Related Topix: Shawnee, OK, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bethel Acres, OK, Lincoln County, OK, Pottawatomie County, OK

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Free Republic

Government Can't Say No

The Social Security Disability Insurance program is in big trouble. In 2016, the program's trust fund is expected to run out of money.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jackie Speier, Democrat, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Chickasha Daily Express

Former speaker pays visit to Chickasha residence

Former Oklahoma State House Speaker T.W. Shannon spoke about the importance of reducing government spending, increasing spending on the military, and helping families and communities Thursday.

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Related Topix: Chickasha, OK, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma, US Senate, Tom Coburn

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Right Wing News

Government Can't Say No

The Social Security Disability Insurance program is in big trouble. In 2016, the program's trust fund is expected to run out of money.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Free Republic

Vanity: Lets Get Ted And America a TW

Freepers should be aware there is an intense battle going on in Oklahoma for the US Senate Seat there being vacated by RINO Tom Coburn.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Coburn, US Senate, Immigration Reform

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Tecumseh Countywide News

Stephens Makes Surprise Switch As Filing Closes

A last-minute decision by Pam Stephens to run for the state legislature rather than re-election to the Shawnee City Commission was the big surprise as filing closed Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shawnee, OK, Bethel Acres, OK, Lincoln County, OK, Pottawatomie County, OK

The Miami Herald

Field for Okla.'s 5th District seat keeps growing

Two more people have joined a crowded field for Oklahoma's 5th District seat, the only open congressional seat on the 2014 ballot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, US Governors

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Shannon formally joins Oklahoma US Senate race

The 36-year-old Republican from Lawton was among the smattering of candidates who filed for some of the more than 300 elected positions up for grabs this election year.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Jim Inhofe, US Senate, Tom Coburn, Oklahoma

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Okla. GOP commissioner joins crowded US House race

Republican Corporation Commissioner Patrice Douglas of Edmond is the latest to file for the open 5th Congressional District seat in the Oklahoma City metro.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma City, OK

Chickasha Daily Express

Candidates file for local, state races

The filing period for county offices ends Friday at 5 p.m., according to a press release from the Grady County Election Board.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Grady County, OK, Senator Jim Inhofe, US Senate

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Washington Times

Improper disability pay may be from review backlog

As many as one-fifth of all those receiving Social Security disability probably don't deserve the benefits, the president of the association for disability examiners told Congress on Wednesday, as lawmakers searched for ways to cut down on fraud in the fast-growing Social Security disability caseload.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Representative Jackie Speier, Democrat, Republican

Free Republic

Palin and Huckabee Back Different Candidates in Oklahoma GOP Senate Primary

Another Tea Party versus Republican establishment battle is brewing in this June's Oklahoma Republican U.S. Senate primary, and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee has come out on the other side of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Mike Lee, Tom Coburn, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Tea Party

The Miami Herald

Oklahoma congressional hopefuls file for office

All five of Oklahoma's seats in the U.S. House are on the ballot in 2014, but it's the open 5th District seat in Oklahoma City that is expected to draw the most attention.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma City, OK, Pottawatomie County, OK

Business Wire

CAGW Releases Statement on 2014 GAO Duplication Report

The report , "Additional Opportunities to Reduce Fragmentation, Overlap, and Duplication and Achieve Other Financial Benefits," also announced it will be updating its searchable website, Action Tracker , which will provide the implementation status of each recommendation made in all four reports.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Coburn, US Senate

The Hill

Campaign Overnight: Dems see equal pay as campaign gold

Democrats have seized on equal pay as a winning election-year issue, and saw a rare opportunity on Tuesday to make moves in Washington that could give them ammunition against Republicans in competitive races nationwide.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Phil Gingrey, Representative Tom Cotton

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Daily Caller

Could this 27-year-old be an Oklahoma congressman?

At the ripe old age of 27, Oklahoma state house Rep. Mike Turner is hoping to be the next U.S. Representative from Oklahoma's Fifth District, and polling suggests he might be able to pull it off.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Conservative Political News

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