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Dorman says he’s an underdog who’s gaining ground

“Just like the NCAA bracket where I see the underdogs are doing very well this year, I think we are going to see the same thing happen on Nov. 4,” said Dorman, referring to the annual NCAA basketball tournament currently in action and the date Oklahomans will vote for governor. “As the election moves toward


Thank you, Rev. Meyers Thanks for your commentaries, Rev. Robin Meyers. I always read your views. — Mel Wright Oklahoma City Let’s be pioneers To the state of Oklahoma, the first Oklahomans were called pioneers. We pride ourselves as pioneers and leaders of industry in many areas and fields, mainly our natural resources. Right here,


“I know that this will be deleted as soon as it is read, but, speaking as one of the millions ignored by overpriced insurance, I feel I must inform you that I now have insurance for the first time in over a decade. While it is true that the roll-out has been rocky, to say

Party time

In that role, the 33-year-old Pinnell will serve as the chief liaison between the RNC and state parties. “Matt knows the workings of the state party system and has the vision to help strengthen state parties as we build for 2014 and 2016,” Priebus said in a statement. “In order to achieve success, we must

What would J.C. do?

Credit: Brad Gregg It might make sense for Republicans to be pondering a change in light of the party’s unpopularity among African- Americans and Hispanics. In the Nov. 6 election, President Barack Obama won 93 percent of the African-American vote and more than 70 percent of the Hispanic vote. Watts, who is African-American and long

Kicking the crap out of Democrats

Credit: Brad Gregg Let the postmortems commence. Despite little actual change in the national political landscape, with President Barack Obama holding on to the White House, Democrats retaining Senate control and Republicans holding the House, inquiring minds want to know: How “red” did Oklahoma — already known as one of the reddest states in the

Rumble at the runoff

Credit: Brad Gregg That’s a rhetorical question, of course. The answer is: damn near everyone. When lawmaker and alleged briber Terrill, R-Moore, announced he was not running for reelection, three Republicans squared off in the June 26 primary. The results forced a Tuesday runoff in which Moore businessman Mark McBride faces Norman resident Paula Sullivan.


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