Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Tulsa, and U.S. Rep. Tom Cole, R-Moore, today praised the selection of Lawton’s Bill Burgess as the state’s Civilian Aide to U.S. Army Secretary John McHugh.
Each state has a Civilian Aide, whose unpaid job it is to promote good relations between the Army and the public. The Lawton area is home to Fort Sill, a huge Army artillery training post.
According to Inhofe’s office, Burgess is the chairman of the board of Vortex, a real estate company; the senior partner of Burgess & Hightower Law Firm; and chairman emeritus of Techrizon.…
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U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Tulsa, plans to accompany Republican gubernatorial candidate Mary Fallin to some campaign stops on Thursday.
Inhofe, who has been campaigning with other state GOP hopefuls, will campaign with Fallin in Ardmore, Lawton and some other cities, according to the senator’s office.
Inhofe, who won a new term in 2008, does not have to run for reelection this year.
Fallin and Inhofe both won their first statewide races in 1994, Inhofe for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by David Boren and Fallin as lieutenant governor.…
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Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Muskogee, said today that his reelection campaign ads would start running soon and offer, in black and white, a “kind of a somber look at what’s in front of us and what we have to do” to get the nation’s fiscal situation stabilized.
Coburn may be the safest incumbent with an opponent in the country. He is expected to cruise to a second term in the Senate; it will be his last since he pledged to serve only two terms.…
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Sharron Angle, the Tea Partyer who is the Republican nominee in the U.S. Senate race in Nevada, was secretly recorded by another candidate in the race talking about some high-profile members of the U.S. Senate.
According to a story in the Las Vegas Sun, Angle, who is hoping to knock off Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, says on the tape: “That’s really all I can offer to you (Ashjian) is whatever juice I have, you have as well…You want to see DeMint, I have juice with him….I go to Washington, DC and want to see Jim DeMint, he’s right there for me.…
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U.S. Congressman Dan Boren, D-Muskogee, will probably let his campaign aides put up his campaign signs from now on after an accident with a T-post driver this morning resulted in several stitches in his hand.
Boren was near Peggs in Cherokee County with some time to spare before a meeting when he decided to put some signs up, according to his spokesman Cole Perryman.
The T-post driver, a tool typically used to drive fence posts into the ground, smashed Boren’s hand, and he had to go to the emergency room in Tahlequah for treatment.…
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U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Tulsa, will be in Dallas tomorrow to take part in the coin toss prior to the OU-Texas game. Inhofe will join U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, on the field just prior to the 2010 Red River Rivalry game to participate in the traditional ceremony.
If you’re wondering, Inhofe isn’t an OU alum. His degree is from the University of Tulsa. And Cornyn went to Trinity University as an undergrad.…
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