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Jim Bridenstine Re-Elected In 2014 Oklahoma Midterms

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.) was re-elected to Congress on Tuesday. Bridenstine represents Oklahoma's 1st District. Below, more live updates o...

House Rebuffs Pentagon On Defense Spending

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House defied the Pentagon on Thursday, overwhelmingly backing a $601 billion defense authorization bill that saves the Cold Wa...

Woman Causes Stir At GOP Rep's Town Hall, Says 'Obama Should Be Executed'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.) saw a recent town hall of his take a sharp turn to the unexpected. A YouTube video has surfaced showing one of Bride...

State's House Speaker Enters Race For Senate Seat

AP | JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS | Posted 01.29.2014 | Politics

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma House Speaker T.W. Shannon formally announced his candidacy Wednesday for the GOP race for the state's open U.S. Senate...

Amanda Terkel

New GOP Plan Would Save Military From Sequestration By Cutting Social Security | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A pair of House Republicans have a new bill that would spare the military from sequestration by cutting the Social Security benefits of ...

Religious Right Will Cheer Tea Party Extremism at Values Voter Summit

Peter Montgomery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Peter Montgomery

The Values Voter Summit makes clear how completely the Religious Right's leaders are working to merge their activists' anti-abortion and anti-gay zeal with the anti-government extremism of the Tea Party. Actually, it goes beyond that.

Military Gays Make Strange Bedfellows

Chris Rodda | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics
Chris Rodda

As the old saying goes, politics makes strange bedfellows, and one of the big political issues currently making these strange bedfellows is the issue of gays in the military.

Who's Really Protecting Religious Freedom for Military Catholics, the Catholic League or MRFF?

Chris Rodda | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Since the repeal of DADT, the stakes in the battle over religious freedom for our men and women in uniform have become much higher, and as the stakes have gotten higher, the lies have gotten bigger.

Al Gore: Obama Needs To 'Get Moving' On Key Issue

Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

During the same week that a massive storm system threatened millions from Chicago to Boston, former Vice President Al Gore urged President Barack Obam...

Republican Slams Obama 'Vengefulness'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.) ripped President Barack Obama on Monday, saying he's "not fit to lead" because of "vengefulness and lack of a moral com...

GOP Congressman: Tie Obamacare Defunding To Government Shutdown

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

Some congressional Republicans just won't let go of repealing the Affordable Care Act. "If they want to fund the government, they've got to defund ...

Tea Party-Backed Candidate Ousts GOP Rep

AP | Posted 06.27.2012 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Navy pilot Jim Bridenstine has defeated five-term incumbent John Sullivan to capture the Republican nomination in Oklahoma's 1st Cong...