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3 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Miami Herald

Runoffs to pick Oklahoma 5th District nominees

Primaries in Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District will conclude this week with two Republicans and two Democrats competing for their parties' nominations.

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

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Tecumseh Countywide News

Voters Will Face Four Kinds Of Elections

Four different kinds of elections will greet voters going to the polls Tuesday, including the Runoff Primary, City of Tecumseh Primary, Town of Bethel Acres Special Sales Tax vote and Asher Public Schools Bond elections.

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Related Topix: Bethel Acres, OK, Asher, OK, Shawnee, OK, US News, US Politics, Representative James Lankford, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate

Salt Lake Tribune

Utah Sen. Mike Lee wants Congress to sign off on new federal rules

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, sponsored the event Thursday in Salt Lake City, where he equated the government to helicopter parents hovering unnecessarily over their children, and his solution is to require Congress to get more involved in the federal rule-making process that affects everything from health care to the type of light bulbs people can buy.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Mike Lee, Sundance Film Festival, Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Deming Headlight

Algernon D'Ammassa: Strange bedfellows on VA reform bill

If the 113th Congress were a dead frog, it wouldn't twitch if you hooked it up to a truck battery.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John Boehner, US House of Representatives, Bernard Sanders, Senator Bernie Sanders, Jeff Miller, Opinion, Weird

News Max

US Army Scraps Testing of New Battle Rifles

The U.S. Army suspended tests for a new battle rifle to replace the standard .223-caliber M4A1 carbine carried by today's infantrymen, despite the fact that one of the nine rifles being tested outperformed it.

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

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