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OKG Newsletter


Topic: democrat

Rep. Boren not seeking re-election in 2012

Spokeperson confirms Congressman’s plans to retire


News

Alex Ewald
U.S. Rep. Dan Boren, the lone Oklahoma Democrat in Congress, will formally announce his decision not to run for re-election next year, at a press conference at 2 p.m. today in his hometown of Muskogee.
 
Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Rep. Boren’s retirement makes future hazy for state voice in Congress

GOP vows ‘we can do better’ than Boren


News

Alex Ewald
Oklahoma has lost its lone Democratic voice in Congress after U.S. Rep. Dan Boren announced his decision at a press conference Tuesday not to run for re-election next year.
 
Thursday, June 9, 2011

Tishomingo attorney, former mayor eyeing Boren’s House seat

Dustin Rowe considers entering Congressional ring.


News

Alex Ewald
A Republican candidate who has already made several strides in his local political arena recently announced his decision to possibly throw his hat in the ring for the 2nd Congressional District.
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

GOP candidate Childers wins Senate District 43 special election

Takes 60-percent vote in victory over Meador.


News

Clifton Adcock
Republican candidate Greg Childers defeated his Democratic rival Tuesday night in a special election for Senate District 43.
 
Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Pipe dreams


CFN

Gazette staff
No legislator gets hurt politically by getting tough on crime, and so it is that state Rep. Mike Shelton is calling for stiffer penalties against retailers who sell drug pipes. So put that in your pipe and smoke it. Or not.
 
Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Grand theft ... Zumba?


CFN

Gazette staff
When it comes to the fight against childhood obesity and bullying, the logical solutions might be to feed nutritional meals to kids and teach them the Golden Rule.
 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Race to the right

State Sen. Clark Jolley faces a tough Republican primary challenge from minister Paul Blair.


News

Clifton Adcock
One of the most competitive state legislative contests this year involves Senate District 41, which covers most of Edmond and Arcadia and includes a portion of far northeast Oklahoma City. Republican incumbent Clark Jolley, first elected in 2004, faces challenger Paul Blair in the Tuesday primary.
 
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Democrats step up


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
Have progressive Oklahomans found some political mojo in recent months?
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Rice returns

Former state senator Andrew Rice is back in OKC, this time as head of the Variety Care Foundation.


News

Mark Beutler
Less than a year ago, Oklahoma lost one of its rising young political stars when former state Sen. Andrew Rice announced he was leaving. The twoterm senator had been the Senate’s Democratic leader and in 2008 lost a hard-fought race against U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe.
 
Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Oklahoma’s post election rise


Commentary

Mike Brake

Oklahoma was bright red on Nov. 6; the nation went a very pale blue.

 
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
 
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