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Uphill battle

Oklahoma Democrats are still in rebuilding mode. An electoral thrashing in 2010 left the party in shambles, and 2014 is a year to try to hold ground and maybe pull off a miracle or two. Outnumbered by Republicans 108- 41 in the Legislature and holding no statewide seats, the best-case scenario for Democrats this year

Tea Partiers for T.W.

Palin endorsed Shannon in a March Facebook post trumpeting Shannon’s accomplishments, including being the first Republican to with his district’s state house seat and becoming the youngest Speaker of the House in Oklahoma’s history. She also said he’s perfect for the job even though he is an “underdog” and has had many “naysayers” against him.

Moore mother will seek House seat

The mother of three who lost her son, Christopher, in last year’s tornado that struck Plaza Towers Elementary in Moore has spent the past year fighting to get a storm shelter funding plan on a statewide ballot. After running into roadblocks through the petition process and unsuccessfully trying to lobby state legislators, Legg decided she

Johnson announces Democratic bid for U.S. Senate

Johnson, a state senator since 2005, wanted her mother by her side when she officially announced her bid for the U.S. Senate. “The person who made this all possible is who we are waiting for,” said Johnson as her mother, Wanda, 83, arrived. While crediting her family, faith and friends, Johnson announced she is seeking

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

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