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  1. Rolly: Mike Lee's super-PAC buddy lands in super-hot waterRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    With the recent news that Sen. Mike Lee appears to have scared off potential Republican opponents with his ability to raise a boatload of money from special-interest groups, here's one for the be-careful-who-your-friends-are department. Lee has been actively engaged in fundraising for his 2016 re-election bid ever since he won his first term in 2010.


  2. Sunday Marks 20th Anniversary of Oklahoma City BombingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    Not because we can't forget, but because we choose to remember. #OKStandard The anniversary of the deadly bombing, which killed 168 people and injured almost 700 more at the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City was commemorated with heartfelt ceremonies and a moment of silence at 9:02 a.m. local time, the moment of the explosion.


  3. Lankford meets with IRS Commissioner on tax dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Senator James Lankford says the IRS tax code is long overdue for simplification, and he has some numbers to back up that contention. He tells KRMG the tax code contains more than four million words, and has been amended more than 4,600 times in the last 12 years.


  4. U.S. Sen. James Lankford returns for Edmond visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 |

    U.S. Sen. James Lankford told an Edmond audience last week there are no absolutes when it comes to politics in America. "You'll remember in January 2009, that Nancy Pelosi and most of the press said time and time again that the Democrats had a permanent majority in the House," Lankford, R-Oklahoma City, told an Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce crowd Friday.


  5. Ted Cruz Wants to Use Religion to Discriminate in Our Nation's Capital | CommentaryRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Roll Call

    Opponents of reproductive freedom and LGBT rights, taking this message to heart, have been pursuing an aggressive, ever more brazen strategy of using religion to discriminate. The national uproar over Indiana's discriminatory 'religious freedom' law is the latest and most prominent example, but it is by no means the only such effort.


  6. Hillary Clinton running for President, politics with IranRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

    U.S. Senator James Lankford, from Oklahoma, joins the panel to talk about how what happens at the Capitol affects Oklahoma, presidential politics, and the current situation with Iran.


  7. Ambassador, senator to speak at OSU commencement ceremoniesRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    U.S. Ambassador Joseph Westphal and U.S. Sen. James Lankford are scheduled to speak during three undergraduate commencement ceremonies at Oklahoma State University. Westphal will speak at the 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. ceremonies; Lankford will be the keynote speaker for the 1 p.m. ceremony.


  8. 'Deposition' or 'Productive Dialogue'? Depends on Whom You AskRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Roll Call

    On April 2, D.C. activists met with House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz 's staff to discuss congressional oversight over D.C. The meeting came two weeks after the activists dressed up in colonial clothing and presented a "peace pipe" to Chaffetz's staff, following a confrontation between the Utah Republican and the D.C. government over the District's marijuana policy .


  9. A call to action to cut red tapeRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Minot Daily News

    Federal regulations help keep our drinking water safe, protect consumers and businesses from fraud, prevent Americans from consuming unsafe food or drugs, encourage innovation and keep our economy running. But the federal government is big, and even well-meaning regulations can sometimes get bogged down in unnecessary red tape, frustrating farmers and small businesses and making it harder for them to succeed.


  10. A Promise MadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Daily Kos

    It's not like they didn't warn us. Back in 2013, when BH Media Group bought the Tulsa World from the Lorton Family and Bill Masterson was named its new publisher, the paper made two announcements.


  11. Cognitive Dissonance and Segregated Oklahoma SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Moving at the Speed of Creativity

    Last Friday was a holiday for students and staff in Yukon Public Schools , where I teach 4th and 5th grade STEM full time. Thanks to Andre Daughty , Friday afternoon I was able to visit three of our local, neighborhood schools in Oklahoma City Public Schools near our house.


  12. Congressional Republicans File Supreme Court Brief Backing Bans on Same-sex MarriageRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 4 | Towleroad

    Six U.S. senators and 51 U.S. House members have signed a brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold state bans on same-sex marriage, the AP reports . The senators: MitchMcConnell , Ted Cruz , Steve Daines , James Lankford , James Inhofe and Tim Scott .


  13. Sen. Lankford Tours Tornado-Ravaged Sand Springs Mobile Home ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    U.S. Sen. James Lankford got a close look at the Sand Springs mobile home park after a deadly EF2 tornado leveled it last week. After touring the park, Lankford said his visit isn't just political.


  14. Hatred doesn't workRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | The Hill

    As national advocates for gay-owned and certified businesses, we found an op-ed recently penned by Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford and Rep. Randy Forbes of Virginia insulting as they compared Chipotle's decision to serve only sustainably sourced pork with the alleged right for businesses to also deny service to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender patrons in the name of religious freedom. What Lankford and Forbes failed to see is that their faulty comparison affirms our view - lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Americans deserve equal protections in the face of bigotry and intolerance.


  15. D.C. Activists to Protest at Offices of Rubio, CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | CBS Local

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  16. DC activists to protest at offices of Rubio, CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Activists seeking greater autonomy for the District of Columbia are planning to drop in on members of Congress they accuse of improper meddling in local affairs. The nonprofit D.C. Vote is organizing the protests on Wednesday.


  17. Bills would push feds to use remanufactured partsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 |

    U.S. Senator Gary Peters was in Kentwood Tuesday to promote a bill that would encourage the federal government to use remanufactured parts to maintain its massive fleet of vehicles. Touring North American Fuel Systems Remanufacturing, Peters said similar companies can benefit greatly from the bill, and that the government could save up to 50 percent in expenses.


  18. Op-ed: Indiana's 'Turn Away Gays' Bill Is a Segregation-Era ThrowbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Advocate

    With Indiana Governor Mike Pence's signature on Senate Bill 101 Thursday - formally called the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, but better known as the "Turn Away The Gays" bill - more Hoosiers than ever will soon have an opportunity to experience religiously justified, legally protected discrimination first-hand. Fun! It's a pretty convenient way to exempt yourself from any law you don't like; just claim that God wants you to refuse service to LGBT people, and there's nothing the government can do about it.


  19. Lankford unveils "Cut Red Tape" initiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | KSWO

    Washington, DC_U.S. Senator James Lankford of Oklahoma announced a new initiative Thursday aimed at reducing federal regulations for businesses. "Businesses are an extension of our economy, and then government decides to come along, and set up a regulatory framework.


  20. Indiana likely to cripple its restaurant industry with new lawRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 |

    Mike Pence, governor of Indiana , signed a bill into law today that allows businesses including restaurants, coffee shops, and bars, to turn away customers that are gay, lesbian, and transgender. This highly discriminatory move has been poorly disguised under the guise of 'religious freedom', which has inexplicably resurfaced as a talking point.