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Congressman Tom Cole

Representing the 4th District of Oklahoma

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May 10, 2018 News Stories
KFOR - Lacey Lett
OKLAHOMA CITY - Karen Hanna underwent surgery to repair a hernia, but doctors soon discovered something much worse. She was ultimately diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer.
April 3, 2018 News Stories

NewsOK - Justin Wingerter

PAULS VALLEY — U.S. Rep. Tom Cole, the eight-term congressman and veteran politico, is a bellwether among House Republicans — a weather vane by which to gauge the direction they're headed.

October 19, 2017 News Stories

NewsOK - Kathryn McNutt

While state funding for colleges remains up in the air as budget negotiations continue, federal dollars likely will increase, Congressman Tom Cole said Wednesday during a meeting of the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

August 30, 2017 News Stories

Lawton Constitution - Mitch Meador

Healthcare rose to the forefront of the town hall U.S. Rep. Tom Cole held here Tuesday.

August 29, 2017 News Stories

Buzzfeed - Lissandra Villa, Alexis Levinson and Emma Loop

House Republicans are facing a fall full of drama, with contentious deadlines coming up on government spending and debt. But the conference, at least for this week, appears to have found a rare point of consensus: They think passing relief funding for victims of Hurricane Harvey will be relatively painless.

May 23, 2017 News Stories

Vox - Julia Belluz

The Republican leadership in Congress wants to cut spending on public health and repeal Obamacare.

Yet when it comes to medical research, they’re willing to throw down extra — even when President Trump wants to cut back.

May 10, 2017 News Stories
In your editorial “Not Draining the Swamp” (May 3) you suggest that the $2 billion increase in funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) was a political victory for the Democrats. While I’m pleased that we had strong bipartisan support for our bill, to label it a Democratic victory is simply not accurate. Since Sen. Roy Blunt and I have assumed the chairmanship of the House and Senate committees that allocate funding to the NIH, we have consistently allocated more money to the NIH than either President Obama or President Trump have requested.
April 19, 2017 News Stories
The Hill - Elliot Smilowitz
A top House Republican is urging President Trump to submit to Congress a new use-of-force resolution governing the country's fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
January 28, 2017 News Stories
In just a few weeks, President Trump is expected to send Congress a federal budget that many expect will propose significant cuts to non-military spending. It will likely be the kind of proposal the GOP majorities in both the House and Senate have long embraced in theory but have had a harder time accepting in practice because it would require ending programs some of them support.
January 8, 2017 News Stories
The Oklahoman - Rick Green
Members of Oklahoma's congressional delegation have long railed against the Affordable Care Act.
With a Republican in the White House on Jan. 20 and GOP majorities in the U.S. House and Senate, they will finally be able to help end the act, also known as Obamacare.