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…

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Republican Leaders

Republican leaders told President Trump they had a plan to get things done in Congress. They didn’t. And the swamp remains. So Trump made a deal with Chuck Schumer to raise the debt ceiling and free up billions for hurricane victims. Now he’s looking at Schumer for more deals. Republican Leaders Here’s what Rich Lowry has

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R3publicans: Bound to No Party, Trump Upends 150 Years of Two-Party Rule

By PETER BAKERSEPT. 9, 2017

WASHINGTON — When Donald J. Trump set his sights on the presidency in the 2000 election, he pursued the nomination of the Reform Party, a home for disenchanted independents. “The Republican Party has just moved too far to the extreme right,” he explained. “The Democrats are too far to the left.”

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Oklahoma Watchman: Candidate Hypocrisy We Cannot Ignore

GUBENATORIAL CANDIDATE HYPOCRACY WE CANNOT IGNORE
THE WATCHMAN
We became aware of this story through this article 10 Dark Horse Oklahoma Gubernatorial Candidates | The Lost Ogle. From everything we could see on the surface this one candidate appeared to be a good candidate for the office of U.S. Senator. We felt that she should be vetted as are all candidates for office. What we found was disappointing to say the least, but also allowed us to present a clear and distinct hypocrisy of an organization founded with a good cause in mind, but has become corrupt and one sided in its views. Now this article says she is running for Governor however we were unable to find any indication of her having filed for that office. We did find this Search results | FEC indicating a run for the U.S. Senate.