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February 2, 2016 News Stories

STAT - Dylan Scott

Congressional Republicans said on Tuesday that they’re open to boosting federal funding for cancer research, as the Obama administration proposed the day before. But they aren’t willing to simply rubberstamp the $755 million that the White House is asking for in the next fiscal year.

January 31, 2016 News Stories
For years, District Judge Lori Walkley has worked with others on a program helping veterans before their issues become legal problems. Cleveland County is running a kind of veterans court in the drug court with some help from grant money, but Walkley said it needs to be a stand-alone program.
January 30, 2016 News Stories

The Oklahoman - Chris Casteel

Rep. Tom Cole's grandmother loathed former President Andrew Jackson so much that she wouldn't even carry a $20 bill.

A Chickasaw like his grandmother, Cole said he also has "a very prejudiced view" of the man who served from 1829 to 1837.

January 27, 2016 News Stories

Lawton Constitution - Malinda Rust

Fourth District U.S. Rep. Tom Cole paid a visit to Lawton’s Eisenhower High School Tuesday morning, visiting with students he believes are destined for great things.

January 24, 2016 News Stories

Lawton Constitution - Kim McConnell

Fourth District U.S. Rep. Tom Cole disagrees with constituents who say the most recent legislative session didn’t yield any results.

Cole was in Lawton late last week to meet with constituents, and the Republican congressman said while he agrees that more should have been accomplished, there were successes.

January 21, 2016 News Stories

Duncan Banner - Andrew Morphew

Two local Duncan High School seniors were nominated by Congressman Tom Cole for entry into military schools.

Senior Blake Graham and senior Jonathan McGill were selected as part of 14 students, who went through the nomination program per Cole.

January 13, 2016 News Stories

KGOU Radio - Biran Hardzinski

Oklahoma's Congressional delegation roundly criticized President Obama's final State of the Union address last night.

Both U.S. Sens. Jim Inhofe and James Lankford recorded video responses after the annual message to Congress concluded.

January 12, 2016 News Stories

The Oklahoman - Chris Casteel

Members of Oklahoma's all-Republican congressional delegation dismissed President Barack Obama's final State of the Union speech on Tuesday as another defense of the policies they claim have failed.

January 11, 2016 News Stories

Huffington Post - Laurie H. Glimcher, MD

Are we at the dawn of a new era in medical research? The 2016 federal spending bill gives us good reason to hope that the answer is yes.