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4 hrs ago | Politico

Tea party eats its own in Oklahoma

Tea party celebrities Sarah Palin, Ted Cruz and Mike Lee descended here on Thursday night to anoint their candidate to replace retiring Republican Sen. Tom Coburn: former state House Speaker T.W. Shannon .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Coburn, US Senate, Oklahoma, Senator Mike Lee, Senator Ted Cruz

6 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

More U.S. Senate donors remain anonymous

US Senate candidates from left, Randy Brogdon, James Lankford and T. W. Shannon participate in a debate Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma, Tom Coburn, US Senate, Oklahoma City, OK, Tulsa, OK

14 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Eric Holder cancels Oklahoma City speech amid planned protests

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has canceled plans to deliver a speech to a group of Oklahoma City police cadets amid a planned protest by conservative lawmakers and organizations.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma City, OK, Eric Holder, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

20 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Read in: Thursday, April 24, 2014

READ IN: Thursday, April 24, 2014: Ex-DHS IG in hot water, Boozman recovering, Shannon takes lead from Lankford, and 20 groups spending in Arkansas Have you subscribed yet? No? Well you can fix that right now.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator John Boozman, US House of Representatives, John Boozman, Vladimir Putin, John Thune, Tom Coburn

Wed Apr 23, 2014

The Daily Caller

Army commander involved in capture of Saddam Hussein now running for Congress

An Army commander who helped capture Saddam Hussein in Iraq is now running for Congress in Oklahoma as a Republican.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Conservative Political News

The Washington Post

Poll from pro-Shannon group shows him surging ahead of Lankford in Oklahoma

A poll conducted for a group supporting former Oklahoma House speaker T.W. Shannon's bid for U.S. Senate shows him surging ahead of Rep. James Lankford in the Republican primary, whom he once trailed by a wide margin.

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Related Topix: Tom Coburn, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma, Oklahoma Government, Senator Mike Lee, Sports

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Conservatives to protest Holder's Oklahoma trip

Some conservative politicians and activists are planning to protest U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder's speech to a group of graduating Oklahoma City Police Department cadets.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Oklahoma

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Washington Times

FreedomWorks backs Shannon in Okla. race

Tea Party group FreedomWorks, a leading conservative superPAC, announced on Tuesday that it would endorse Oklahoma House Speaker T.W. Shannon in his bid to replace retiring Republican Sen. Tom Coburn in the hotly contested Republican primary.

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Related Topix: Tom Coburn, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tea Party, Oklahoma Government, Oklahoma, Senator Mike Lee, Senator Ted Cruz

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Washington Post

Ted Cruz backs T.W. Shannon with first Senate primary endorsement of 2014

"T.W. Shannon is a strong Constitutional conservative who will fight for individual liberty and help turn our country around," Cruz said in a statement distributed by Shannon's campaign.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mike Lee, John Cornyn, Tom Coburn

The Miami Herald

Self-funded Oklahoma legislator leads fundraising

A 27-year-old first-term state representative from Oklahoma City who put $500,000 of his own money into his campaign has amassed the biggest war chest in the race to replace Republican U.S. Rep. James Lankford in the 5th Congressional District.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Oklahoma

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Okla.'s US Senate candidates set for panel talk

Three of the top Republican contenders for the open U.S. Senate seat being vacated by U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn are expected to tout their conservative credentials at a town hall-style forum.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Coburn, US Senate, Oklahoma

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Belmont Club

The Book of Numbers

George Will calls them the Fivers . "From the Goldwater Institute, the fertile frontal lobe of the conservative movement's brain, comes an innovative idea that is gaining traction in Alaska, Arizona and Georgia, and its advocates may bring it to at least 35 other state legislatures.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Conservative Political News

Tecumseh Countywide News

Stephens Makes Surprise Switch, Swinney-Griffin Withdraws From Commission Race

Another wrinkle in the Shawnee city election developed Monday as Candie Swinney-Griffin withdrew her candidacy for the Ward 6 seat on the City Commission.

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Related Topix: Shawnee, OK, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bethel Acres, OK, Lincoln County, OK, Pottawatomie County, OK

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Free Republic

Government Can't Say No

The Social Security Disability Insurance program is in big trouble. In 2016, the program's trust fund is expected to run out of money.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jackie Speier, Democrat, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Chickasha Daily Express

Former speaker pays visit to Chickasha residence

Former Oklahoma State House Speaker T.W. Shannon spoke about the importance of reducing government spending, increasing spending on the military, and helping families and communities Thursday.

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Related Topix: Chickasha, OK, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma, US Senate, Tom Coburn

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Right Wing News

Government Can't Say No

The Social Security Disability Insurance program is in big trouble. In 2016, the program's trust fund is expected to run out of money.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Free Republic

Vanity: Lets Get Ted And America a TW

Freepers should be aware there is an intense battle going on in Oklahoma for the US Senate Seat there being vacated by RINO Tom Coburn.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Coburn, US Senate, Immigration Reform

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Tecumseh Countywide News

Stephens Makes Surprise Switch As Filing Closes

A last-minute decision by Pam Stephens to run for the state legislature rather than re-election to the Shawnee City Commission was the big surprise as filing closed Friday afternoon.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Shawnee, OK, Bethel Acres, OK, Lincoln County, OK, Pottawatomie County, OK

The Miami Herald

Field for Okla.'s 5th District seat keeps growing

Two more people have joined a crowded field for Oklahoma's 5th District seat, the only open congressional seat on the 2014 ballot.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mary Fallin, US Governors

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Shannon formally joins Oklahoma US Senate race

The 36-year-old Republican from Lawton was among the smattering of candidates who filed for some of the more than 300 elected positions up for grabs this election year.

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

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