R3publicans: In Surprise Vote, House Passes Amendment to Restrict Asset Forfeiture

September 12 2017, 5:45 p.m.

In a stunning move, the House of Representatives on Tuesday approved an amendment to the Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act that will roll back Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s expansion of asset forfeiture.

read more at https://theintercept.com/2017/09/12/in-surprise-vote-house-passes-amendment-to-restrict-asset-forfeiture/

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Sooner Politics: Brian O'Hara Wins Senate 37 Special Primary Oklahoma

Former Congressional Aide, Brian O’Hara was elected by plurality in a special election to replace the resigning Senator Dan Newberry. The seat include much of Jenks and Sand Springs, along with West Tulsa.​  Gov. Mary Fallin ordered a special election to fill the vacancy in Oklahoma Senate District 37 caused by the irrevocable resignation of Sen. Dan Newberry.  Newberry, of Tulsa, announced his resignation earlier this summer to take a position in senior management with TTCU T…

Read the full article at Oklahoma’s Political News service, www.SoonerPolitics.org