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8 hrs ago | Politico

Cruz feeds 2016 buzz with hires

Ted Cruz is beefing up his political staff as speculation heats up that the Texas senator may run for president in 2016.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Senator Marco Rubio, Senator Rand Paul

12 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

US says Oklahoma schools not meeting standards

Federal education officials say the waiver, which let the state bypass some provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act, is being pulled because Oklahoma's public school standards aren't sufficiently preparing students for college or careers.

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

15 hrs ago | Washington Times

FILE** Sen. Tom Coburn, Oklahoma Republican

Sen. Tom Coburn wants to know if the Obama administration violated the law by making it easier for seasonal and temporary workers in the federal government to get health coverage - perhaps so the feds would not be penalized under Obamacare's "employer mandate."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Ron Johnson, US Senate, Republican, Healthcare Law, Law

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

Good Deeds Punished as Crossroads Dings Dems on Debt Plan

Karl Rove 's Crossroads GPS has launched a series of political attack ads going after Democrats for supporting Simpson-Bowles-the bipartisan plan to control the federal debt.

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Related Topix: US News, Social Security, Medicare, Personal Finance, Health, Mortgage, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Dick Durbin, Republican

Altus Times

Low county turn out for runoff races

On the ballot were State Officers for Superintendent of Public Instruction, John Cox and Freda Deskin.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Barack Obama

CBS News

Primaries in Arizona, Vermont, Oklahoma set stage for general election

State treasurer and former CEO Doug Ducey, right, smiles as Gov. Jan Brewer shakes her finger at him playfully as he arrives to claim victory on winning the Republican primary for Arizona governor Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Phoenix.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Peter Welch, Democrat, US Senate, US Governors, Jan Brewer, Charlie Crist

Norwalk Citizen News

Russell, McAffrey win 5th District party runoffs

Former state Sen. Steve Russell, left, candidate for the Republican nomination to a congressional seat in central Oklahoma, embraces Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, right, at his watch party in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Oklahoma, Mary Fallin, US Governors

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The American Scholar

Strange Science

Josie Glausiusz is on hiatus and will return soon. This week, we return to one of her previous On Science essays.

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Related Topix: UMass Amherst, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Weird

Government Executive

Issa Attacks Labor Department's Elevator Posters, PR Contests

The top House Republican oversight chief has blasted the Labor Department for "frivolously" spending tax dollars on public relations contests, inspirational elevator posters and a trip to a New York awards ceremony.

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Related Topix: Public Relations, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Elijah Cummings, Democrat, US Senate

AmmoLand

Conservatives Should Rally In Opposition To Police Firepower

Regardless of your opinion on recent events in Ferguson, MO, anyone who cares about his or her constitutional rights should be very concerned with the level of firepower that is being granted to local law enforcement agencies these days.

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Related Topix: Conservatives (UK), Ferguson, MO, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob McDonnell, US Governors

SeacoastOnline

Don't let politics get in the way of Women's History Museum

Tuesday, Aug. 26, marks the 94th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, giving women the right to vote.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Opinion

Yahoo!

Voters in Florida, 3 other states head to polls

Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is set to find out how much momentum he has for a political comeback, as Democratic primary voters decide whether to nominate the former Republican for a chance to reclaim his old job.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, Charlie Crist, US Governors, Representative James Lankford, US House of Representatives, Peter Shumlin

Mon Aug 25, 2014

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma voters go to polls Tuesday to set table for November general election

Oklahoma voters will set the lineup for the November general election Tuesday when they go to the polls to decide primary runoff races for Congress, the Oklahoma Legislature and state schools superintendent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, OK

The City Wire

U.S. Rep. Lankford talks jobs, river funds during campaign stop in Poteau

U.S. Rep. James Lankford, R-Edmond, brought his campaign for U.S. Senate to Poteau Monday .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Oklahoma

Christian Science Monitor

Obama broke the law in Bergdahl release deal, GAO report says

President Obama speaks with Jani Bergdahl and Bob Bergdahl, the parents of Army Sgt.

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Related Topix: US News, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Republican, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Prison, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Mitch McConnell

Roll Call

Tuesday Primaries: 4 Things to Watch in Arizona, Florida and Oklahoma

The end of the midterm primary season is nigh , and Tuesday marks the penultimate date of intra-party brawls this cycle.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Ed Pastor, Democrat, Representative James Lankford, Republican, Representative Kyrsten Sinema, Arizona, US Senate

Okie Funk

Paula Sophia For HD 88; Constance Johnson For U.S. Senate; Freda Deskin For Schools Superintendent

First, runoff elections are notorious for their lack of voter participation . It's vitally important for Democrats to get out the vote in this particular runoff election if only to show they are still viable as a political force in conservative, Republican-dominated Oklahoma.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Government

National Journal

Throwback Senators: The Must-Have 2014 Campaign Accessory

From a father in Arkansas to the "Alaskan of the Century," former senators have played important roles in numerous 2014 campaigns.

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Related Topix: Alaska, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Neil Abercrombie, Representative Colleen Hanabusa, Democrat, US Senate, Daniel Inouye, Representative James Lankford, Republican

Sun Aug 24, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Oklahoma Democratic House nominee faces tough task

A policymaker with more than 30 years' experience will face a 79-year-old perennial candidate in Tuesday's Democratic primary runoff election for a U.S. Senate seat.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma, Forest Park, OK, Midwest City, OK

The Motley Fool

How Poor People Help Rich Corporations Pay Less Tax

Big U.S. corporations are constantly on the prowl for ways to reduce their tax bite, and it seems that they are meeting with a good deal of success.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican

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