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Yesterday | American Reporter

On Native GroundBLEEDING the Poor to Feed the Rich

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.

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Related Topix: Moore, OK, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mary Fallin, Oklahoma City, OK, Oklahoma

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Hill

Study: Many tribal libraries lack broadband

At least two-fifths of Native American libraries don't have broadband Internet access, according to a study released this month, though the actual number could be as high as 89 percent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Anna Eshoo, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Don Young, Republican

Wed Aug 13, 2014

American Reporter

On Native GroundBLEEDING the Poor to Feed the Rich

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.

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Related Topix: Moore, OK, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mary Fallin, Oklahoma City, OK, Oklahoma

Mon Aug 11, 2014

NewsOK.com

Allegations of wrongdoing in Henryetta spark audit by state of Oklahoma

Allegations of wrongdoing and harassment by Henryetta city officials have prompted the state auditor's office to open an investigation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Henryetta, OK

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma judge on 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals defies expectations in same-sex marriage case

Considered by many Democrats to be closed-minded on matters of civil rights, Jerome A. Holmes, of Oklahoma City, was the swing vote in striking down Oklahoma ban on same-sex marriage on the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Tom Coburn, Senator Jim Inhofe, US Senate, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, Wedding

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Okie Funk

Earthquake Task Force Idea Deserves Support

An Oklahoma state senator, along with a Tulsa geologist, have called for establishing a federal task force to study the dramatic increase of earthquakes here that scientists argue is related to oil and gas drilling processes.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Geology, Science, US Politics, Senator Jim Inhofe, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma, Mary Fallin, US Governors

News Max

GOP Allows Budget to Drift Into the Red With Slew of New Measures

House Republicans had been steadily working toward reducing the deficit since the party took control in 2010, vowing to "balance the budget and pay down the debt," but after passing a slew of measures, that commitment has slipped and the budget has gone into the red.

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

Tue Aug 05, 2014

KSWO

Congressmen hosting town hall meetings in SW Oklahoma Tuesday

Lawton- Outgoing U.S. Senator Tom Coburn will be in southwest Oklahoma Tuesday as part of his final series of town hall meetings.

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

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Daily Kos

President Obama has the Republicans Right Where He Wants Them

Congress failed to pass a bill addressing the border crisis. The House Republicans made a complete dog's breakfast of it in fact and everyone went on vacation without resolving anything.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Barack Obama

Sat Aug 02, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

Okla. delegation supports House immigration bill

All five members of the Oklahoma U.S. House delegation voted for a Republican-backed bill to address the crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border by sending migrant youths back home without hearings and to shut off a program granting work permits to immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally when they were children.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Representative James Lankford, US News, Frank Lucas, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Jim Bridenstine, Representative Markwayne Mullin

GPB.org

As Congress Breaks, Inaction Remains Most Notable Action

Members of the House of Representatives leave after a procedural vote on Capitol Hill in Washington on Friday, as Republicans reshaped legislation to deal with the border crisis, a day after Congress was supposed to go into its August recess.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Democrat, Steny Hoyer, McGovern, PA

The Citizens' Voice

Cartwright pens bill to improve weather resiliency

Responding to mounting evidence the federal government is under-prepared for extreme weather events, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright, D-Moosic, introduced a bill he says will improve weather resiliency.

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Related Topix: Weather, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Global Warming

Fri Aug 01, 2014

Daily Kos

Boehner on Thursday urges Obama to do what House Voted to Sue him For Wednesday

Let's all follow along carefully class, because this is a stunner if you're actually bothering to pay attention.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, George Bush, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama

ThinkProgress

Queue Of Democrats Line Up On House Floor To Stand Up For Children At The Border

"I stand with those children at the border and I stand for due process," Rep. Al Green said on the House floor Friday morning, evoking the teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "I don't stand for a fast track adjudication that mimics due process and makes a mockery of justice.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Al Green, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Republican, Illegal Immigration, Representative Jeff Denham

Daily Kos

Some Republicans see problem in telling Obama to go it alone on border

To their credit, some House Republican recognize the pure hypocrisy of the message they are sending to President Obama on border security.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michele Bachmann, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Liberal Political News

National Journal

In Moment of Bipartisanship, Dems and GOP Take Action That Leads Nowhere

While House Republicans prepared to vote on a doomed border bill, Democrats took over the floor asking for a vote on comprehensive immigration reform.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Republican, Harold Rogers

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WCNC-TV Charlotte

House Republicans delay recess over border dispute

House Republicans were working Thursday to narrowly approve a $659 million emergency spending bill to address the surge of undocumented minors along the U.S. southwest border.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bob Goodlatte, Illegal Immigration, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Texas Government, Texas

WHO-TV

Boehner: 'No Plans to Impeach Obama'

It's the wildest dream of tea party extremists: the ultimate political comeuppance for the liberal President they love to hate.

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Related Topix: US News, Terrorism, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Representative Ted Yoho

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Lowell Sun

Outcome unclear on state housing immigrants

Emotions continue to run high over Gov. Deval Patrick's offer to temporarily house children who illegally crossed the border into the U.S., but Massachusetts is no closer to an answer from the Obama administration on whether the federal government plans to take the state up on its offer.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Massachusetts, Family, Kids, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 29, 2014

SFGate

House GOP plans vote on stripped-down immigration bill

Mayeli Hernandez, 12, wipes away tears as she tells her story of escaping her home country of Honduras last year during a hearing before the Congressional Progressive Caucus on Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Illegal Immigration

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