Rep. Frank Lucas, R-Cheyenne, has a lifetime rating from the free-market conservative group Club for Growth of nearly 70 percent. But it’s not 70 percent; it’s 68 percent. So Lucas, the chairman of the House Agriculture Committee and a strong advocate of farm and rural subsidies, is being targeted by the group in a new campaign called PrimaryMyCongressman.com.
According to the group, the purpose of the website is “to raise awareness of Republicans In Name Only (RINOs) who are currently serving in safe Republican seats.”
Club for Growth, whose campaign arm helped Sen.…
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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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Funny that the student asked what the candidates could do to assure him and his PARENTS that he could get a job after college. …
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Much is at stake in the second presidential debate tonight, as President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney are locked in a very tight race, both nationally and in the swing states that will decide the election on Nov. 6. Since the third debate will focus on foreign affairs, this is the last time, outside of ads and campaign speeches, for the candidates to address the economy, taxes, energy, the environment, the deficit and other domestic issues.…
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Much has been written about CNN’s Candy Crowley and her role as moderator of the third presidential debate tonight. According to the contract, she is not supposed to ask follow-up questions, but she has said repeatedly that she would. It will be interesting to see how she performs and how President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney respond to her.…
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… since the first presidential debate on Oct. 3. It will be just a few days until the third and last one. Here are the details for Monday’s debate:
TOPICS FOR THIRD PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE ANNOUNCED BY MODERATOR
Bob Schieffer, moderator of the third 2012 presidential debate, has selected the topics for that debate, which is on foreign policy. Mr. Schieffer stated:
Subject to possible changes because of news developments, here are the topics for the October 22 debate, not necessarily to be brought up in this order:
America’s role in the world
Our longest war – Afghanistan and Pakistan
Red Lines – Israel and Iran
The Changing Middle East and the New Face of Terrorism – I
The Changing Middle East and the New Face of Terrorism – II
The Rise of China and Tomorrow’s World
The debate will be held on Monday, October 22 at Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL.…
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