It was a miniscule share of the $39 million raised by Oklahoma native Elizabeth Warren for her U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts, but Oklahomans chipped in $30,600 to her victorious campaign.
Warren, who was raised in Oklahoma City and graduated from Northwest Classen High School, got money from doctors, lawyers, business people and Oklahoma Bankers Association president Roger Beverage, who wound up a supporter despite once calling her the “anti-Christ.”
Warren defeated Republican Sen. Scott Brown and will take over the Senate seat that long belonged to the late Ted Kennedy.…
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A Democrat from Oklahoma actually won a U.S. Senate race — it just wasn’t in Oklahoma. But state native Elizabeth Warren, who grew up in Oklahoma City, defeated Republican Sen. Scott Brown in Massachusetts on Tuesday to claim the Senate seat long held by Ted Kennedy.…
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CNN projects Oklahoma will go for Republican Mitt Romney over President Barack Obama.…
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They’re not on any ballot, but U.S Magistrate Judge Robert E. Bacharach and Tulsa attorney John E. Dowdell have jobs at stake on Tuesday.
Bacharach, a magistrate judge in Oklahoma City, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to serve on the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, one of the appellate courts a step below the U.S. Supreme Court. Obama nominated Dowdell for a U.S. District judgeship in Tulsa.
Both easily cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee with bipartisan support. But Senate Republicans blocked the full Senate from voting on their nominations.…
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If President Barack Obama is to win one of Oklahoma’s 77 counties on Tuesday, where would it be?
Here are the counties where he did the best in 2008:
Cherokee County, 44 percent
Muskogee County, 42.5 percent
Oklahoma County, 42 percent
Comanche County, 41 percent
McIntosh County, 40 percent…
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In the last three presidential elections, this is how it has gone in Oklahoma:
2000: George W. Bush, 60.3 percent
2004: George W. Bush, 65.57 percent
2008: John McCain, 65.65 percent
What will be the percentage on Tuesday? Will President Barack Obama win one or more of Oklahoma’s 77 counties?…
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The Oklahoma Leadership Council, the federal campaign account of the Oklahoma Republican party, transferred $3,255,000 to the Florida Republican Party in September from the money it has been receiving as part of a joint fundraising committee for Mitt Romney’s campaign.
The Romney campaign and national GOP organizations have essentially parked nearly $8 million in the Oklahoma Republican Party’s federal account in the last few months _ money that was expected to be sent to targeted states or races. Florida is one of the swing states in the presidential election.…
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For the first time in over 3 hours of presidential debates, President Barack Obama brought up Mitt Romney’s comments about the 47 percent of Americans who don’t pay income taxes.
And when the the second presidential debate ended, Obama again had a big advantage in time, according to CNN’s clock.
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… probably aren’t going to be great, from the campaigns or many viewers. She never really seemed to have control and there weren’t enough questions from the voters.…
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… in which President Obama told Mitt Romney he didn’t spend as much time looking at his pension because it wasn’t as big as Romney’s is probably going to get a lot of airtime in the next few days, not just because of Obama’s quip but because of the level of Romney’s aggression.…
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