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Bill would give more power to Oklahoma tourism agency
Bill would give more power to Oklahoma tourism agency

Senate Bill 4 would give the state's Tourism and Recreation Commission the power to review contracts and to fire the department's director.

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House January 6 committee has decided to make criminal referrals, chairman says

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House January 6 committee has decided to make criminal referrals, chairman says

By Sara Murray, Annie Grayer and Zachary Cohen, CNN

Bill aims to block gender transition for Oklahomans under 21

Bill aims to block gender transition for Oklahomans under 21

State Sen. David Bullard (R-District 6) said he expects several bills on this issue to be filed for the upcoming session.

GOP slowly begins to condemn Trump's call to terminate Constitution, but many remain silent

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GOP slowly begins to condemn Trump's call to terminate Constitution, but many remain silent

By Clare Foran, Manu Raju and Ted Barrett, CNN

Texas' top election official resigns after midterms

Texas Secretary of State John Scott announced his resignation.

Texas' top election official resigns after midterms

Secretary of State John Scott, who was appointed by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, came under immediate scrutiny from the moment he took the job in October 2021.

Trump rebuked for call to suspend Constitution over election

Trump rebuked for call to suspend Constitution over election

Former President Donald Trump is facing rebuke from both parties after calling for the “termination” of parts of the Constitution over his lie that the 2020 election was stolen.

House Democrats pick Hakeem Jeffries to succeed Nancy Pelosi, the first Black lawmaker to lead a party in Congress

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House Democrats pick Hakeem Jeffries to succeed Nancy Pelosi, the first Black lawmaker to lead a party in Congress

By Daniella Diaz, CNN

Biden signs legislation to avert rail shutdown

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Biden signs legislation to avert rail shutdown

By Clare Foran, CNN

Appeals court halts special master review of documents seized at Mar-a-Lago in major defeat for Trump

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Appeals court halts special master review of documents seized at Mar-a-Lago in major defeat for Trump

By Tierney Sneed

Supreme Court says Biden's student loan forgiveness program remains blocked for now, schedules arguments for February

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Supreme Court says Biden's student loan forgiveness program remains blocked for now, schedules arguments for February

By Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter

Oklahoma law change would let 18-year-olds buy a handgun

Oklahoma law change would let 18-year-olds buy a handgun

State Rep. Jim Olsen has filed a bill that would lower the legal age to purchase a handgun from 21 to 18.

Oklahoma senator files bill to end biannual time change

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Oklahoma senator files bill to end biannual time change

The measure is a trigger law that would go into effect following passage of the Sunshine Protection Act by Congress.

Oath Keepers leader, associates, convicted in Jan. 6 conspiracy case

Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes

Oath Keepers leader, associates, convicted in Jan. 6 conspiracy case

A Washington, DC, jury on Tuesday convicted Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes and one of his associates of seditious conspiracy for their role around the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol.

Senate passes bill to protect same-sex and interracial marriage in landmark vote

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Senate passes bill to protect same-sex and interracial marriage in landmark vote

By Ali Zaslav and Ted Barrett, CNN

Supreme Court hears Texas' challenge to Biden immigration and deportation policies

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Supreme Court hears Texas' challenge to Biden immigration and deportation policies

By Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter

Dawsey raises legal challenge to Magers appointment

Bruce Dawsey (left) and Bill Magers

Dawsey raises legal challenge to Magers appointment

Grayson County Judge-elect Bruce Dawsey on Monday appealed to the Texas attorney general to investigate Bill Magers' new job.

Incoming Grayson County Judge fuming over job deal for Magers

Bill Magers (left) and Bruce Dawsey

Incoming Grayson County Judge fuming over job deal for Magers

County Judge-elect Bruce Dawsey said he was "shocked" to learn about the new position that Bill Magers has waiting for him.

Bill would require Oklahoma schools to teach Thanksgiving history

Bill would require Oklahoma schools to teach Thanksgiving history

A new bill filed by Senator Nathan Dahm is proposing that Oklahoma schools provide students with an understanding of the history and meanings of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Video shows police encounter with Gov. Stitt's son

Logan County deputies said John Stitt was intoxicated when he was pulled over on Halloween night 2020.

Video shows police encounter with Gov. Stitt's son

In a bodycam video, a deputy described John Stitt as "really intoxicated" and driving with a "trunk full of guns" on Halloween night.

States move to keep court from lifting Trump asylum policy

States move to keep court from lifting Trump asylum policy

Oklahoma and Texas are among 15 states appealing to keep a policy to turn away asylum-seekers at the border.

Oklahoma lawmakers get ready for 2023 session

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Oklahoma lawmakers get ready for 2023 session

Members of the Oklahoma state Senate and House of Representatives took the oath of office last week.

Elon Musk restores Donald Trump's Twitter account

Tweets by then-president Donald Trump in 2018 and 2019.

Elon Musk restores Donald Trump's Twitter account

"The people have spoken. Trump will be reinstated," Twitter owner Elon Musk tweeted on Saturday night.

WATCH: Garland statement on Trump special counsel

Attorney General Merrick Garland announces a special counsel to review criminal cases against former president Donald Trump on November 18, 2022.

WATCH: Garland statement on Trump special counsel

Attorney General Merrick Garland makes a statement about naming a special counsel to review investigations involving former President Donald J. Trump. 

Oklahoma's Inhofe delivers farewell speech to Senate

Oklahoma Sen. James Inhofe delivers a farewell address to colleagues on November 16, 2022.

Oklahoma's Inhofe delivers farewell speech to Senate

Retiring Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe, who celebrates his 88th birthday on Thursday, shared a story about his youth in address to his colleagues on Wednesday.

Dallas-area vet convicted on January 6 riot charges

Texas veteran Larry Brock seen in the Senate chamber wearing military gear on January 6, 2021.

Dallas-area vet convicted on January 6 riot charges

Larry Brock, 55, of Grapevine, is guilty of several misdemeanors and the felony of obstructing an official proceeding during the Capitol riot.

Fannin County's next leader discusses plans

Fannin County Judge-elect Newt Cunningham.

Fannin County's next leader discusses plans

"I want to put service before self," said Fannin County Judge-elect Newt Cunningham.