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Sen Stephanie Bice balks at Medicaid expansion, wants ACA replacement

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s fifth congressional district is a close race to watch. According to SoonerPolls, State Senator Stephanie Bice (R) is leading in...

Solidarity march honors past, points to future racial justice challenges

The "March and Motorcade in Solidarity" August 28 commemoerated the 1963 March on Washington and pointed to the future for racial justice.
County Commissioners

Kevin Calvey already has challenger for 2022 commissioner race

Local civic leader Cacky Poarch announced Friday that she will challenge District 3 Oklahoma County Commissioner Kevin Calvey in 2022.

Horn town hall covers COVID-19, public health issues, Medicaid expansion

Congresswoman Kendra Horn, CD-5, drew yet another crowd to one of her many town halls Saturday but absent any hostility, a current rarity in politics.
anti-war protest

Anti-war protest in Oklahoma City opposes possible war with Iran

In response to a U.S. drone strike on one of Iran's top military leaders, protesters gathered Saturday outside Sen James Lankford's Oklahoma City offices.
impeachment rally

Rallies reveal surprising support for Horn’s impeachment decision

Congresswoman Kendra Horn's campaign headquarters was the site of dueling rallys Tuesday night in OKC, one for impeachment and the other against.

Congresswoman Horn to vote for Pres Trump’s impeachment

U.S. 5th District Congresswoman Kendra Horn announced Tuesday morning that she will vote for the impeachment of President Donald Trump.
MAPS 4 passes

MAPS 4 gets largest percentage approval in half-century of sales tax votes

The MAPS 4 tax proposal intended to fund 16 different projects passed by the largest margin in the last half-century in Oklahoma City Tuesday.
José Cruz

Stone’s resignation from HD 89 will cause special election early in 2020

Shane Stone announced Tuesday that he would be stepping down from his Oklahoma House District 89 seat in Oklahoma City at the end of December.
town hall

Impeachment inquiry vote gets loudest applause, cheers at Horn town hall

The negative response to U.S. Fifth District Rep Kendra Horn that some may have expected or feared never materialized in a relaxed town hall Sunday.