The Kansas City Star
BuzzChatter Thursday: Clinton notes that he never exactly DENIED smoking dope
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Wed Dec 04, 2013
Ryan, Congressional Leaders Closing In on Budget Deal
Congress could reach a budget agreement this week or next, but many hurdles remain as legislators seek to strike a deal to eliminate the possibility of another government shutdown in January for the following 10 months.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Washington Post
Unemployment benefits may fall victim to budget battles
"I don't see much appetite from our side for an extension of benefits. I just don't," said Rep. Tom Cole , a close ally of House Speaker John A. Boehner and a member of the budget conference committee tasked with cutting a year-end deal on spending.
MSNBC's Chris Jansing Hammers GOP Rep. Over Republican Governors Sabotaging Obamacare
On Tuesday morning, MSNBC anchor Chris Jansing invited Rep. James Lankford on her program to defend Republican-supported legal challenges to the Affordable Care Act.
GOP Rep. Lankford: Good Obamacare news outweighed by bad
Rep. James Lankford said Tuesday he is not excited by the news that more people enrolled in the Obamacare health exchanges because so many more have been kicked off their current insurance plans.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Lawmakers, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt react to Hobby Lobby case
Lawmakers and others reacted Tuesday to the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to determine whether Hobby Lobby and other for-profit companies can refuse to provide contraceptive coverage based on their religious beliefs.
Rep. James Lankford holding town hall meetings Tuesday
Rep. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma City, has two town hall meetings scheduled for today.
The Washington Post
vanden Heuvel: The impoverished Republican poverty agenda
What are Republicans for? We know they are against health-care reform. They voted en masse against it , shut down the government to stop it and have voted nearly 50 times to defund it.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Oklahoma Rep. James Lankford continues review of disability program
Rep. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma City, speaks to a Social Security Administration official on Tuesday after presiding over a Capitol Hill hearing on the disability program.
The Washington Post
Obamacarea s crippling fear of failure
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Fri Nov 15, 2013
Tulsa Rep. Jim Bridenstine breaks with most Republicans on Obamacare bill
Four of Oklahoma's five members of the U.S. House voted Friday for legislation aimed at allowing insurance companies to continue selling policies that were being canceled because of Obamacare.
The Miami Herald
Bridenstine only Okla. rep. to vote no on measure
Republican U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine was the only member of Oklahoma's House delegation to vote against a bill that would allow insurance companies to sell individual coverage even if it falls short of standards required under the federal health care law.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Conservatives react to Obama's healthcare 'fix'
Conservatives in Congress predictably reacted with skepticism to President Barack Obama's latest executive tweak to his problem-plagued healthcare law.
News9 Oklahoma City
OK Lawmakers Blast President Over Obamacare Headaches
Only 346 people in the Sooner State have been able to sign up for new government mandated policies.
HealthCare.gov enrolled 27,000 in October -- Tech administration officials hint fix is further off
The total number of enrollees via HealthCare.gov? Fewer than 27,000 in October - a number that came in a lot lower than original targets.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Democratic and Republican Congressman ceasefire on Obamacare
Rep. Loretta Sanchez and Rep. James Lankford join hosts Newt Gingrich and Stephanie Cutter in the Crossfire at 6:30pm ET to debate Obamacare.
The Huffington Post
Huffpost Hill - John Boehner Wounds Immigration Hopes, Adds Salt
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Pressure Mounts for Obamacare Fixes as Deadline Looms
The information-technology officials testifying at a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing Wednesday were reserved in their confidence that the Obamacare federal exchange website would in fact be repaired by the end of November.
WDSU-TV New Orleans
WH tech expert says HealthCare.gov getting better
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Tue Nov 12, 2013
National Review Online
Jonathan Strong: Ron Johnson's Rejected Plan
In response to Levin, the Wisconsin Republican alluded to confidential discussions about an alternative plan.