Washington Post - Greg Jaffe
A bipartisan group of 35 House lawmakers is pressing new House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) to move forward with a long-stalled effort to provide the White House with specific authority to fight the wars in Iraq and Syria.
Norman Transcript - Joy Hampton
The Oklahoman - Chris Casteel
Along with the Wisconsin family cheering Paul Ryan's ascension to speaker of the House on Thursday was an Oklahoma contingent, including Ryan's father-in-law and former U.S. Rep. Dan Boren.
Wall Street Journal - John McKinnon
Paul Ryan is a small-government conservative who hopes to use innovative policy solutions to make the GOP a big-tent party again.
Washington Times - Stephen Dinan
Neither do nearly 200 members of the House of Representatives, who came to Congress in 2011 or later and have never served a day when they could slip pork-barrel projects into bills, siphoning taxpayers’ money to well-connected constituents back home in exchange for supporting bloated bills in Washington.
Washington Post - Kelsey Snell
Congressional leaders worked late into the night on Tuesday to resolve last-minute issues with the bipartisan budget agreement reached between Congressional leaders and the White House, paving the way for the House to vote as early as Wednesday on the legislation.
Journal Record - Debbie Gann, Guest Columnist
Oklahoma’s representatives in Congress have a powerful opportunity Monday to stand up for jobs and economic development in Oklahoma by voting to support the Export-Import Bank.
Lawton Constitution - Mitch Meador
Indian Country Today - Chickasaw Nation
Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby marked the beginning of his unprecedented eighth consecutive term as governor during the historic inauguration ceremony October 1 in the Ataloa Theatre, on the campus of East Central University.
The Oklahoman - Sharla Bardin
Amanda Rowell is on a mission to motivate people to become heart smart.
She takes any opportunity to share her story about how, at age 32, she had a heart attack a few days after giving birth to her daughter.