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GOP: Energy high on IRS
GOP lawmakers home for the Memorial Day recess predict they won't have to do anything to further fan the flames over the IRS's targeting of conservative groups.
Fri May 24, 2013
Farmington Daily Times
Exporting natural gas overseas is cause for some celebration
It isn't much in the grand scheme of things, but considering the Obama administration's loathing of non-green energy sources, the news that a Texas company may soon be allowed to ship natural gas overseas is cause for some celebration.
Thu May 23, 2013
Tecumseh Countywide News
The Healing Begins
Destruction. Dejection. A dogged determination. Oklahomans aren't super beings. Most of them, most of us, are ordinary people with ordinary dreams, ordinary ambitions, ordinary outlooks and ordinary aspirations.
Wed May 22, 2013
Failed Obamacare Bill Will Get House Do-Over
A month after House Republican leaders were forced to pull an unpopular Obamacare revision from the House floor, bill sponsor Rep.
IRS official Lerner: 'I did nothing wrong' | May 22,
Lois Lerner, head of the IRS unit that decides whether to grant tax-exempt status to groups, listens on Capitol Hill in Washington on Wednesday.
Tue May 21, 2013
Oklahoma senators on disaster relief funding
Facing questions on his position about federal disaster aid Tuesday, Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma confirmed he would want to offset any relief money with cuts to other parts of the budget but quickly added now was not the time do be discussing such matters.
The Washington Post
Coburn: Tornado aid must be offset
However, he did ask for expedited FEMA aid in 2007 , when an ice storm hit his state.
Rep. James Lankford: 'Oklahomans watch out for Oklahomans'
Rep. James Lankford , Oklahoma Republican, said Tuesday morning that the state has actually had fewer tornadoes this spring than in recent years and that it had been a relatively quiet season up until the last few days.
The Newark Star-Ledger
Deadly Oklahoma tornado: Frantic search for survivors
A man and woman look through the wreckage in Shawnee, Oklahoma, Monday afternoon after a massive tornado roared through the area near Oklahoma City, killing dozens of people.
Searchers surround school
A child is pulled from beneath a collapsed wall at Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Okla., on Monday after a powerful tornado tore through the Oklahoma City suburbs.
Fri May 17, 2013
David and Goliath
Four chairs and a couch surround a glass-top coffee table in Rep. James Lankford's Capitol Hill office.
Thu May 16, 2013
Oklahoma Rep. James Lankford clashes with federal official over energy policy
Rep. James Lankford challenged a key Obama administration official on Thursday over his contention that domestic oil and gas production had benefited from the president's energy policies.
Wed May 15, 2013
US Republicans vow to fight for spending cuts as deficit shrinks
Republicans in the House of Representatives vowed on Wednesday to press on with their campaign to further slash spending on U.S. government benefits programs despite evidence that the deficit is shrinking rapidly.
Mon May 13, 2013
Oklahoma U.S. Rep. Tom Cole seeks special committee to investigate Benghazi killings
Rep. Tom Cole is among four Oklahoma lawmakers sponsoring legislation for a single panel to focus on the Benghazi, Libya, attack, while Rep.
Nordstrom: Only Clinton Could Waive Security Requirements For Benghazi
In testimony before the House Oversight Committee on May 8 , former Tripoli Regional Security Officer Eric Nordstrom said security at the consulate in Benghazi was substandard and that the only way Ambassador Christopher Stevens and the other Americans could have been there was for then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to have waived the security ... (more)
Thu May 09, 2013
What's Behind the House's Obamacare Repeal Vote
House Republican leaders have scheduled a vote next week on a bill that would exclusively overturn the 2010 health care law, ostensibly to give the party's freshman class a first chance to go on record against Obamacare.
Highlights From 'Wilkow!' and 'Real News' of...
Whistleblowers Gregory Hicks, a foreign service officer and former deputy chief of mission in Libya; and Eric Nordstrom, a diplomatic security officer and former State Department regional security officer in Libya; appeared before a hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Wednesday to discuss the Benghazi attacks on a U.S.
Wed May 08, 2013
House GOP sees few options on debt
House Republican leaders don't know how they're going to address the debt limit later this summer, but early plans show that Washington is casually strolling into a five-month political and legislative minefield.
Rep. Jason Chaffetz front and center in Benghazi hearings
Rep. James Lankford, R-Okla., right, and Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, second from right, take a break during a short recess at a House Oversight Committee hearing investigating last year's deadly assault on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
Megyn Kelly: Fox Has Been 'Lopsided' In Coverage Of...
Seemingly without any provocation, Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly told her audience this afternoon that the network's coverage of the testimony of three Benghazi whistleblowers has been "lopsided" because of what she believed was a disparity in how many Democratic and Republican legislators' remarks were being cut off by commercial breaks.