Bachmann ending presidential bid
Michele Bachmann has ended her presidential campaign — leaving her supporters up for grabs as Rick Santorum tries to become the conservative heavyweight in the Republican race.
Faught denies dropping Congressional bid
Rumors that a District 2 Congressional candidate is withdrawing from the race to seek a state senate seat are apparently untrue.
GOP campaign for Iowa caucus enters final week
An Iowa caucus campaign that has cycled through several Republican presidential front-runners entered its final week Monday, as unpredictable as the day conservatives began competing to emerge as Mitt Romney's chief rival.
Burrage names Sen. Ellis as Assistant Democratic Leader
Senate Democratic Leader Sean Burrage has chosen Sen. Jerry Ellis to serve as Assistant Democratic Floor Leader. That position was vacant after Burrage was chosen to succeed Sen. Andrew Rice as Democratic Leader.
Inhofe reacts to Fort Sill civilian job cuts
U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), a senior member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) and the co-chair of the Senate Army Caucus, today reacted with strong disappointment after the U.S. Army announced they will eliminate 176 Army civilian employee positions at Fort Sill.
The check is in the mail
Our nation’s economy must be strengthened. No new jobs were created during the month of August, and unemployment remains over 9 percent, meaning 14 million Americans are still without jobs. Cue President Obama’s preferred style of leadership: a high profile speech followed by campaign-styled stops in future battleground states.
Interim study to consider slashing number of legislators
As lawmakers seek to downsize state government, state Rep. Gary Banz believes they should include themselves in the process and has filed legislation to downsize the Oklahoma Legislature.
Sens. Carper and Coburn Lead Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Billions of Dollars in Waste, Fraud and Abuse in Medicare and Medicaid
The FAST Act would help save and recoup billions of lost health care dollars every year
Meet the Democratic candidates for District Attorney
In certain circles Assistant District Attorney Patrick Abitbol is know as “Pat the Pit Bull” for his aggressive prosecution in child sexual abuse cases.
Janice Steidley is hoping to hit one out of the park at the Democratic Primary on July 27. On the ticket for District Attorney, her litigation experience spans both side of the criminal docket.
Meet Republican candidates for Dist. 1 County Commissioner
The Progress takes a look at the republican candidates for the District 1 county commissioner race.
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