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Monday | Okie Funk

Constance Johnson For U.S. Senate

It should be a no-brainer that state Sen. Constance Johnson is the clear choice in the Aug. 26 Democratic runoff election for the U.S. senatorial seat vacated by Tom Coburn.

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

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Tecumseh Countywide News

Congressional Candidate Brings Wide Range Of Experience To Table

Patrice Douglas has been a practicing lawyer, a businesswoman, a banker, the mayor of Edmond and a member of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission.

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

Tue Aug 05, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Coburn: Website built to track government spending wildly inaccurate

A website built with taxpayer money to track how taxpayer money gets spent is only seven percent accurate, according to a new report by the General Accounting Office, and Senator Tom Coburn hopes two bills will help solve that problem.

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

Sat Aug 02, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

Okla. delegation supports House immigration bill

All five members of the Oklahoma U.S. House delegation voted for a Republican-backed bill to address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending migrant youths back home without hearings and to shut off a program granting work permits to immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally when they were children.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Frank Lucas, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Cole, Representative Jim Bridenstine, Representative Markwayne Mullin

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Grand Haven Tribune

Social Security spent $300M on 'IT boondoggle'

Six years ago the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, McKinsey, Consulting, McKinsey & Company, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Jim Jordan

Thu Jul 24, 2014

ITworld

US Social Security Administration spent nearly $300M on IT project 'boondoggle,' lawmakers say

The SSA may have also tried to temporarily keep a damaging report on the project secret, a House committee alleges The U.S. Social Security Administration has spent nearly US$300 million on a software system for processing disability claims that still isn't finished and has delivered limited useful functionality, according to an independent report ... (more)

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Related Topix: Representative Jim Jordan, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Darrell Issa

Wed Jul 23, 2014

NewsOK.com

More than $5 million made way into Republican race to replace Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn

James Lankford speaks to supporters after wining the GOP primary for the U.S. Senate at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, June 24, 2014.

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

The Town Talk

Social Security spent $300 million on 'IT boondoggle'

Six years ago, the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, McKinsey, Consulting, McKinsey & Company, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Representative Jim Jordan

Tue Jul 22, 2014

News Max

Rep. Lankford: 2008 Law Does Not Apply to All Underage Illegals

The 55,000 unaccompanied children who have flooded across the border in recent months aren't all subject to the 2008 law intended to protect young asylum-seekers, says Rep. James Lankford of Oklahoma.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cavuto, Entertainment, Television, George Bush, W.

Altus Times

SWORW announce 5th Annual Beans & Baskets keynote speaker1:53 pm | 0

The Southwest Oklahoma Republican Women are pleased to announce that Congressman James Lankford, candidate for U.S. Senate, will be the Keynote Speaker for their 5th Annual Beans and Baskets Fundraiser.

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

InvestmentNews

Congressman explains why he's trying to stop SEC fiduciary rule

In his Oklahoma Senate campaign, Republican Rep. James Lankford said he doesn't hear from voters about raising investment advice standards for brokers.

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Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Roll Call

Oklahoma Republicans to Obama: No More Child Migrants at Fort Sill

Seven Oklahoma Republicans, led by Sen. Inhofe, called for the administration to end its practice of detaining illegal immigrants at Fort Sill.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Fort Sill, OK, Frank Lucas, Tom Cole, Representative Jim Bridenstine

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