Just in case you ever wondered, James Taylor’s favorite self-penned song is “Sweet Baby James,” which he wrote for a nephew named after him.
Taylor appeared Friday at a National Press Club luncheon, where he sang and talked politics and music and thoroughly entertained the crowd.
The appearance, recorded by C-SPAN, will likely be shown again. It is now on the station’s home page.
Taylor, who campaign for President Barack Obama and sang at the Democratic National Convention in North Carolina, is a self-described liberal but said he sees the need for a strong Republican Party.…
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Rep. Chris Van Hollen, of Maryland, the top Democrat on the House Budget Committee, was actually trying to praise Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Muskogee, when he mentioned him in his speech at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night, but Oklahoma delegates booed anyway.
Here is what Van Hollen said:
“So when President Obama took office, the Republicans handed him the bill: projected deficits of trillions of dollars. Congressman Ryan, America is literally in your debt. So President Obama got to work.…
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Rep. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma City, has scheduled a town hall meeting in Oklahoma City for 6 p.m. on Tuesday. The congressman, who was in Tampa last week for the Republican National Convention, will provide updates on issues and take questions. The meeting will be held at:
South Oklahoma City Community College
College Union Rooms 2 & 3
7777 S. May Avenue
Meanwhile, Tom Guild, of Edmond, who is Lankford’s Democratic opponent this year, is a delegate to the Democratic National Convention.…
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CHARLOTTE _ Many of Oklahoma’s delegates and guests to the Democratic National Convention have arrived here for the Democratic National Convention, with more on the way. The convention starts Tuesday evening. First Lady Michelle Obama speaks that night.
On Sunday, some of the state’s top Democratic officials went to the Time Warner Cable Arena to work through some of the logistics. The first two nights of the convention are in the arena.
Christine Byrd, political director for the Oklahoma Democratic Party, David Scott, the IT Director, Dana Orwig, the vice-chairman of the state party, Trav Robertson, the executive director, and Betty McElderry, the state party’s national committeewoman, posed with U.S.…
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