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October 14, 2021 News Stories
OKLAHOMA CITY (KOKH) — The U.S. House on Tuesday is set to take up a Senate-passed bill that would extend the debt limit through early December.
September 23, 2021 News Stories
In what would seem an increasingly rare show of bipartisanship, Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives came together Thursday night in overwhelming support of a defense spending bill that would appropriate significantly more money to the military than President Biden proposed.
September 22, 2021 News Stories
Opposition from liberal House Democrats forced party leaders to cancel $1 billion in funding for Israel's Iron Dome defense system.
September 17, 2021 News Stories
Congressman Tom Cole was in Lawton Friday for the 50th anniversary of the Great Plains Technology Center, an institution he said is great for the southwest Oklahoma community.
September 17, 2021 News Stories
OU community members celebrated the inauguration of OU President Joseph Harroz during a dinner Thursday evening in the Lloyd Noble Center.
September 9, 2021 News Stories
Tom Cole had a bird’s-eye view of the chaos in Washington after the Sept. 11 attacks. The experience redirected his career trajectory.
July 16, 2021 News Stories
A House committee voted Thursday to allow federal funding of abortion, defeating an attempt by Rep. Tom Cole to add a prohibition that has been part of congressional policy for more than four decades.
July 15, 2021 News Stories
On Thursday, the House Committee on Appropriations held heated debates over the removal of the Hyde Amendment from the 2022 fiscal plan.
July 14, 2021 News Stories
There’s been some ups and downs in Congress in recent times as the local rep in the U.S. House says some good work is still getting done despite a deeply divided political scene in Washington, D.C.
May 6, 2021 News Stories
Rep. Tom Cole pressed the U.S. education secretary on Wednesday about civics and history curriculum, saying the Education Department’s recent request for public comments elicited a “blizzard” of bipartisan criticism over the focus on race and discrimination.