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December 11, 2015 News Stories
A year ago, when Tom Cole was announced as the new chairman of the powerful House panel that funds medical research programs, he was no expert on medical science.
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December 10, 2015 News Stories

The Oklahoman - Chris Casteel

Ignoring a veto threat, House Republicans pushed through a bill Wednesday that would require a private survey to determine the Oklahoma-Texas border and mandate the sale of about 30,000 acres of public land along the Red River.

December 7, 2015 News Stories

KGOU - Jacob Mccleland

The U.S. Congress if wrapping up the year with several key bills. Last week, the House passed a rewrite of the No Child Left Behind law, and the Senate sent a highway bill to President Obama’s desk.

December 3, 2015 News Stories

News9 - Alex Cameron

One day after a mass shooting took the lives of 14 people in San Bernardino, CA, a gun-control measure intended to help keep suspected terrorists from getting access to guns is defeated in Washington, D.C.

December 3, 2015 News Stories

The Oklahoman - Chris Casteel

Congress gave strong bipartisan approval Thursday to a $305 billion highway bill that Oklahoma lawmakers praised for providing certainty to state officials planning critical road and bridge projects.

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December 3, 2015 News Stories

NewsOK - Chris Casteel

Four of the five U.S. House members from Oklahoma voted for the education bill meant to replace the much-criticized No Child Left Behind Act.

The Every Student Succeeds Act passed the House on Wednesday night by a vote of 359-64.

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November 30, 2015 News Stories

Tulsa World - Jackie Kouri

Everyone with a brain is at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. It’s that simple, and that dire.

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November 19, 2015 News Stories

Fortune - Steven T. Dennis

Paul Ryan’s on a roll. The new House speaker set Democrats back on their heels this week with a proposal to hit the pause button on the U.S. acceptance of Syrian refugees, even as he forcefully put down anti-Muslim sentiment on his party’s right flank.

November 19, 2015 News Stories

Radcliffe Institute For Advanced Study Hardvard University - Pat Harrison

November 17, 2015 News Stories

The Oklahoman - Chris Casteel

Echoing the concerns of many Republican officeholders, Sen. Jim Inhofe said Monday that no more Syrian refugees should be allowed into the United States until Congress has reviewed the process for screening them.

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