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Senator Tom Coburn, a Republican from Oklahoma, walks to the floor of the Senate at the U.S. Capitol.

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Senator Tom Coburn, a Republican from Oklahoma, walks to the floor of the Senate at the U.S. Capitol.

Coburn’s Senate Seat: What’s Next

A special election to replace Oklahoma Republican Sen. Tom Coburn, who’s resigning at the end of the current 113th Congress, will be held this year to coincide with regularly scheduled elections. That means a candidate qualifying period from April 9-11,...

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Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin speaks at the 2012 Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.

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Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin speaks at the 2012 Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.

Christie Power: Sooner, then Later?

Oklahoma may be the Sooner State, evoking the famous images of land-grabbing settlers in Conestoga wagons jumping the gun to stake their claim on free land. Chris Christie, a Republican who cruised to a convincing 22-percentage point lead in Blue...

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An equipment transporter secures a Caterpillar Inc. 627G Scraper after loading it for transport for road construction and drainage in Williston, North Dakota.

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An equipment transporter secures a Caterpillar Inc. 627G Scraper after loading it for transport for road construction and drainage in Williston, North Dakota.

Washington Gridlocked, Governors Not

The failure of Congress to pass a transportation bill and other unresolved business creates uncertainty for the states and the private sector, says Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, a Republican. “When there’s uncertainty in Washington, D.C., that uncertainty can affect our...

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The cast of NBC's "1600 Penn."

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The cast of NBC's "1600 Penn."

Washington Daybook: `1600 Penn’

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell, a Democrat, and Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin, a Republican, will discuss “State of States” addresses being delivered by fellow members of the National Governors Association at the National Press Club. The Ocean Energy Safety Advisory Committee...

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