Freshman Rep. Mary Fallin, R-Oklahoma City, has been tapped to give the Republican radio address this week. In her remarks, she criticizes the Democrats in Congress for the budget approved this week and for the electronic surveillance bill passed on Friday.
You can listen to her remarks at this site:
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Former Oklahoma Congressman Mickey Edwards has written a just-released book called “Reclaiming Conservatism.”
Edwards, a Republican who represented the Oklahoma City area in Congress from 1977 to 1993, has taught at Harvard and Princeton and is now with the educational Aspen Institute.
He was a Reagan conservative and, when he was defeated for reelection, was chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee.
Edwards said in a recent e-mail, “For 40 years _ in Congress and in the conservative movement _ I’ve been described as a ‘conservative’ leader.…
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President Bush serenaded members of the Washington press corps Saturday night at the annual dinner of the Gridiron Club, made up of journalists.
It was a surprise to most of the members of the club and the 600 or so guests when the president, wearing a western hat, took the stage at the end of the evening — which is spent mostly with club members singing silly songs about politicians.
Instead of speaking at the head table and telling a few jokes, which is what the president usually does, President Bush took the stage to sing his own silly song.…
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Video killed the radio star, according to the 80s novelty song. Hopefully editorial writer Mark Green and I will survive it.
Three weeks ago, video experts Dave Morris, David Jones and Scott Horton from The Oklahoman came to Washington to install a video set here in our offices and teach us how to use it.
Ed Kelley, Editor of The Oklahoman and a smooth pro on his regular videos on newsok.com, came along to assure us that we too could speak coherently with a camera trained on us.…
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The U.S. House is battling today over legislation that authorizes warantless wiretapping of foreign calls that involve suspected terrorists. The Senate passed a bill last month, but the House has been deadlocked over whether to give telecommunications companies legal immunity for cooperating with the government.
Rep. Mary Fallin, R-Oklahoma City, spoke on the House floor on the issue on Monday. Here is a link to what she said.
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