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Congressman Tom Cole

Representing the 4th District of Oklahoma

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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.
 
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September 11, 2016 News Stories
The terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001 changed Oklahoma, the United States and the world in an uncounted variety of ways.
July 11, 2016 News Stories
With Congress remains deadlocked over funding to fight the Zika virus, senior GOP leaders are working to head off yet another big public health funding fight.
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July 8, 2016 News Stories
Following in their Senate colleagues’ footsteps, a House subcommittee signed off on a budget increase for the National Institutes of Health Thursday.
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June 8, 2016 News Stories
Congress may have low approval ratings, with the latest Gallup poll showing just 18 percent of the public thinks the House and Senate are doing a good job. Despite the public anger toward Congress, many members work their hearts out for their constituents and the public.
May 18, 2016 News Stories
The House passed legislation Wednesday that would designate $622.1 million in existing federal funding to combat the Zika virus, putting the chamber on a collision course with a Senate plan to borrow $1.1 billion to fight the virus.
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May 18, 2016 News Stories
Congressional Republicans are preparing legislative efforts to block the Obama administration’s overtime rule, including a possible rider on an upcoming appropriations bill.
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May 18, 2016 News Stories
A leading Republican said Wednesday the House will ultimately approve just as much Zika virus funding – if not more – than the Senate, in an attempt to resolve the funding fight within the GOP.
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May 18, 2016 News Stories
The House began debating its defense bill on Tuesday as the White House threatened a veto over several provisions, including some written by Oklahoma lawmakers.

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