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Oklahoma elections 2014

Lankford Wins GOP Senate Nomination In Oklahoma

U.S. Representative James Lankford has won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Oklahoma, according to the Associated Press. By winning over 50 percent of the vote, Lankford avoided an August runoff. Lankford is currently the chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee, making him the fifth-ranking member of the GOP caucus. His chief rival for […]

June 24, 2014

Mississippi Republicans Battle In U.S. Senate Runoff

Washington (AFP) — Mississippi incumbent Thad Cochran was fighting for his political life in a Republican runoff for his U.S. Senate seat Tuesday, seeking to repulse a surging conservative challenger bucking the party establishment. A series of primary races are similarly pitting political veterans against relative outsiders, including key contests in Oklahoma, New York, and […]

June 24, 2014

Three Races To Watch In Tuesday’s Primaries

Photo: John Fitzhugh/Biloxi Sun Herald/MCT Voters across the country will once again head to the polls on Tuesday, when Colorado, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, Oklahoma, and Utah hold the latest round of primary elections. Here are three of the most significant races on the ballot: Mississippi Senate The Republican primary in Mississippi’s U.S. Senate election has become the […]

June 23, 2014

WATCH: Ted Cruz Wades Into Oklahoma GOP Primary

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) is jumping into Oklahoma’s Republican primary for U.S. Senate, endorsing former state House Speaker T.W. Shannon in a new ad from the Senate Conservatives Fund. “In Oklahoma, there are a number of good Senate candidates, but T.W. Shannon is a conservative fighter,” Cruz says in the 30-second television spot. “He has […]

June 20, 2014

Tea Party Favorite Bridenstine Won’t Run For Senate In Oklahoma

Republicans may have dodged a political bullet on Wednesday, when Representative Jim Bridenstine (R-OK) announced that he will not run for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) in 2014. “After giving this matter serious consideration and prayer, my family and I have decided I will not run in the […]

January 29, 2014

Right Wing Readies For Fight In Oklahoma Senate Race

Just days after Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) announced that he would retire at the end of the year, the battle lines are already being drawn in the race to replace him in the U.S. Senate. On Monday afternoon, U.S. Representative James Lankford (R-OK) announced that he will be a candidate in the June 24 Republican […]

January 20, 2014