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Weekly Columns

October 29, 2007 Weekly Columns
Last weekend I was able to take a trip to Kuwait, Iraq and Germany with three other members of Congress.
October 22, 2007 Weekly Columns
In August Congress passed the bipartisan Protect America Act, a piece of legislation that has helped make America safer by closing a dangerous gap in our intelligence structure.
October 16, 2007 Weekly Columns
Of all the inventions of this era, it is arguable that none have left a more significant impression than the Internet.
October 8, 2007 Weekly Columns
Last week I had the privilege of attending the Standing Bear Museum and Education Center dedication in Ponca City.
October 1, 2007 Weekly Columns
Last week Columbia University in New York City invited the President of Iran to speak before students and faculty during a World Leaders Forum.
September 25, 2007 Weekly Columns
At the end of this month, the government will reach its annual deadline to fund the federal government for the next fiscal year. Here in the House of Representatives, we have passed all twelve of the required appropriations bills.
September 17, 2007 Weekly Columns
Last week, two of America's most respected leaders in Iraq, General David Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker, delivered a report on the progress and status of the war in Iraq.
September 10, 2007 Weekly Columns
A critical deadline is approaching that will affect Oklahomans traveling by air within the Western Hemisphere. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced that anyone leaving the U.S. on or after October 1st will be required to show their passport to reenter the country.
September 3, 2007 Weekly Columns
Next week Congress will receive the long awaited and eagerly anticipated progress report from General David Petraeus regarding the impact of the recently enacted “surge” in Iraq.
August 27, 2007 Weekly Columns
Over the past two weeks I have seen several exciting developments that are coming to the Fourth District of Oklahoma. In fact, last week I attended the kick-off ceremony in the future home of the Non-Line of Sight Cannon (NLOS-C) integration facility.