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.
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.
Tulsa World - Jackie Kouri
Everyone with a brain is at risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. It’s that simple, and that dire.
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.
Radcliffe Institute For Advanced Study Hardvard University - Pat Harrison
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.
Ada News - Eric Swanson
President Barack Obama’s decision to block the Keystone XL pipeline project doesn’t stand up under scrutiny, U.S. Rep. Tom Cole said Tuesday.
A host of dignitaries will be on hand today, along with family and friends, to honor the late Harland C. Stonecipher, one of Ada's biggest movers and shakers, on the one-year anniversary of his death at a public reception from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at the LegalShield Corporate Office, One Pre-Paid Way, Ada.
The Hill - Cristina Marcos
A bipartisan group of House lawmakers is urging newly minted Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) to schedule a vote on authorizing U.S. troops to fight Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) militants.
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.