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  1. Voters re-elected tax-cutting Republican governorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Illinoisreview

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  2. I see red peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Daily Kos

    Oklahoma's elected officials, both in OKC and Washington, are the Brick Red, Radical Red, Razzmatazz, Red Salsa, and Big Dip O' Ruby in the nation's GOP Crayola box--a rich, velvety hue of garish self-satisfaction, lapel-pin patriotism and bullying faith. So, how is it we, in Oklahoma, have allowed ourselves to be represented by those who hate the very act of a functioning government? For the love of short-term memory loss-and for example-Jim Bridenstine, Markwayne Mullin, and James Lankford not only voted to shut down the government in 2013, but voted to keep it shut down , even after an agreement was reached to reopen it -and all because they were still pouting about the affordable care act.

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  3. Democrats call for budget rewrite after opinionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2014 | KSWO

    State Representative Scott Inman said Friday he believes a lawsuit will be filed in state court challenging the $7.1 billion budget bill approved by the Republican-controlled Legislature and signed into law by Governor Mary Fallin. The omnibus bill appropriates money for the operation of the current fiscal year, which began July 1st.

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  4. Democrats call for budget rewrite after opinionsRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    The Democratic leader in the Oklahoma House says this year's state-appropriated budget needs to be rewritten in light of recent opinions from the attorney general that the Legislature's decision to tap certain state accounts violated of the Oklahoma Constitution. State Rep. Scott Inman said Friday he believes a lawsuit will be filed in state court challenging the $7.1 billion budget bill approved by the Republican-controlled Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin.

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  5. Democrats Call For State Budget Rewrite After OpinionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2014 | News9 Oklahoma City

    The Democratic leader in the Oklahoma House says this year's state-appropriated budget needs to be rewritten in light of recent opinions from the attorney general that the Legislature's decision to tap certain state accounts violated the Oklahoma Constitution. State Rep. Scott Inman said Friday he believes a lawsuit will be filed in state court challenging the $7.1 billion budget bill approved by the Republican-controlled Legislature and signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin.

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  6. On Native GroundBLEEDING the Poor to Feed the RichRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | American Reporter

    MOORE, Okla., May 20, 2013 9pm ET -- A devastating tornado said to be two and a quarter miles wide struck the city of Moore, Okla., just south of Oklahoma City, and destroyed thousands of homes and killed at least 24 people, including nine children, mostly third-graders, seven of whom drowned in an elementaery school where they huddled for safety. Early reports said 51 were killed, but that turned out to be due to a "double count" on the ground and at funeral homes, the Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office said.

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  7. Gov. Mary Fallin, Oklahoma lawmakers react to president's speech on illegal immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    Gov. Mary Fallin and members of Oklahoma's all-Republican congressional delegation reacted Thursday to President Barack Obama's speech regarding executive action on illegal immigrants. "President Obama's decision to circumvent a newly elected Congress and grant amnesty to 5 million illegal immigrants undermines the rule of law.

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  8. Will Kasich run for president? He says he's not thinking about it nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Columbus Dispatch

    Gov. John Kasich talks about recent Republican party gains and the road ahead for his party during a press conference at the Republican governors' conference in Boca Raton, Fla. BOCA RATON, Fla.

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  9. Gop List: The 20 top 2016 candidates, ranked by Likelihood to run --...Read the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Politico

    Good Wednesday morning. 2016 BEGINS TODAY at the Republican Governors Association meeting in Boca Raton .

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  10. Oklahoma lawmakers sworn inRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | KSWO

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla._The 55th State Legislature of Oklahoma has officially been sworn in and there are a few new faces on the floor of the House of Representatives who will be representing southwest Oklahoma. State representatives, 101 of them, took the oath of office at the state capitol.

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  11. Oklahoma law offers conflicting requirements to put initiatives on ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | NewsOK.com

    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin vetoed a bill June 4 that sought to clarify the initiative referendum process. Secretary of State Chris Benge, whose office has produced a four-page flow chart on initiative procedures, hopes a similar bill succeeds next year.

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  12. Proponents Say Common Core 'Invisible' in Midterm ElectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | Breitbart.com

    Proponents of the Common Core standards are spinning the GOP electoral wave in their favor. Faced with plummeting support of the education boondoggle, its advocates seem to be hoping no one will notice how unpopular they really are.

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  13. Oklahoma public retirees want cost-of-living boostRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Representatives of Oklahoma's public retirees who have not had a cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, since 2008 say the time has come to boost their pension incomes now that the state's underfunded pension systems are regaining their financial strength. Managers of some of Oklahoma's biggest retirement systems say they are financially stronger than they were just four years ago.

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  14. On Native GroundBLEEDING the Poor to Feed the RichRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | American Reporter

    MOORE, Okla., May 20, 2013 9pm ET -- A devastating tornado said to be two and a quarter miles wide struck the city of Moore, Okla., just south of Oklahoma City, and destroyed thousands of homes and killed at least 24 people, including nine children, mostly third-graders, seven of whom drowned in an elementaery school where they huddled for safety. Early reports said 51 were killed, but that turned out to be due to a "double count" on the ground and at funeral homes, the Oklahoma City Medical Examiner's Office said.

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  15. Health care enrollment begins SaturdayRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    Thousands of Oklahomans are expected to participate in the open enrollment period under the federal Affordable Care Act beginning this weekend. Open enrollment starts Saturday and runs until Feb. 15. Residents can enroll in the health marketplace, renew or change their plan options during this period.

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  16. OK Drunk Driving InitiativeRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | KIXQ-FM Joplin

    Governor Mary Fallin is helping launch an initiative to reduce the number of people who drive while impaired by alcohol or drugs in Oklahoma. Dozens of law enforcement officers packed into the state Capitol Blue Room Thursday, Nov. 13 for a ceremony to announce the plan to end impaired driving in the state.

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  17. Fallins leads Top 50 Most Powerful Women in OKCRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Oklahoma City Friday

    Politicians, Nonprofit CEOs, volunteers and philanthropists dominate the Top Ten for the 2014 Most Powerful Women. Ballots were mailed in October and returned before the election.

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  18. Pension systems show gainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Durant Daily Democrat

    Oklahoma's public retirement systems are financially stronger than they were just four years ago and their unfunded liability has declined by $6.5 billion, pension system managers told members of a state House panel Wednesday. The improvements reflect the impact of legislation approved by lawmakers in recent years designed to improve the financial health of the systems, including bills passed in 2011 that increased the retirement age of some state employees and required that any retiree cost-of-living raises be fully funded, said state Rep. Randy McDaniel, R-Edmond, author of many pension overhaul bills.

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  19. Oklahoma pension systems show financial gainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    Oklahoma's public retirement systems are financially stronger than they were just four years ago and their unfunded liability has declined by $6.5 billion, pension system managers told members of a state House panel Wednesday. The improvements reflect the impact of legislation approved by lawmakers in recent years designed to improve the financial health of the systems, including bills passed in 2011 that increased the retirement age of some state employees and required that any retiree cost-of-living raises be fully funded, said state Rep. Randy McDaniel, R-Edmond, author of many pension overhaul bills.

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  20. Anti-Obamacare Expansion Governors Clean Up On Election DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Forbes.com

    The Apothecary, a blog about health care and entitlement reform, is edited by Avik Roy, a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research and a former health-care policy adviser to Mitt Romney. Avik also writes a weekly column on politics and policy for National Review.

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