OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republican Scott Pruitt, the scandal-ridden former head of the Environmental Protection Agency, filed Friday to run for Oklahoma's open U.S. Senate seat, making a return to politics in a state with deep ties to the oil and gas industry.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Political hopefuls from across Oklahoma descended on the state Capitol Wednesday for the start of the state's three-day candidate filing period.
Candidates for state, federal and some local offices began lining up early to submit their paperwork.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An attorney seeking to stop a special election for a soon-to-be-vacant U.S.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Thursday rejected an attorney's attempt to stop a special election for the state’s soon-to-be-vacant U.S. Senate seat.
The high court denied attorney Stephen Jones’ request to assume original jurisdiction in the case.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's governor should not have scheduled a special election for a soon-to-be vacant U.S. Senate seat because Republican Sen. Jim Inhofe has not yet resigned, an attorney argued Wednesday before the Oklahoma Supreme Court.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn, a moderate Democrat who pulled off one of the biggest political upsets in the 2018 midterm elections, announced Tuesday she's joining the race for Oklahoma's soon-to-be vacant U.S.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A high-profile Oklahoma attorney is asking the state Supreme Court to stop the special election for Oklahoma’s open U.S. Senate seat, arguing the U.S. Constitution does not allow a special election to fill the post until it's vacant.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma GOP U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin said he will run for the U.S. Senate seat that is coming open after Sen. Jim Inhofe's surprise announcement that he's retiring before his term is up.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The decision by Oklahoma's senior U.S. senator, Jim Inhofe, to step down from the seat he's held for decades is expected to trigger a flurry of political hopefuls jumping into the race to succeed him.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republican Sen. Jim Inhofe plans to announce soon that he will retire from Congress before his six-year term is up, triggering a special election this year in Oklahoma to pick his replacement, according to a person with direct knowledge of the senator's plans.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Democrat who lost a U.S. Senate race in Oklahoma in 2020 said Wednesday that she will challenge the incumbent Republican for a U.S. House seat that was successfully targeted by the GOP in a hotly contested 2020 campaign.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — All five of Oklahoma's military installations will remain viable and are poised to grow under the latest annual federal defense appropriation bill, U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe's office said Thursday.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Republican Party members have rejected a resolution to censure the state's two GOP U.S. senators for not objecting to the Electoral College votes that certified Democrat Joe Biden as president on Jan.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Several members of Oklahoma's congressional delegation are urging President Joe Biden to suspend his executive order shutting down private federal prisons, saying they expect the move to mean a privately operated prison in Hinton would close...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration's nominee for top Pentagon policy adviser was met with sharp criticism from Republicans on the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday, including accusations that he has been too partisan...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Thursday joined the House in defying a veto threat from President Donald Trump to approve defense legislation that would remove the names of Confederate officers from American military bases such as Fort Bragg and Fort Benning.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department has closed investigations into stock trading by Sens. Dianne Feinstein of California, Kelly Loeffler of Georgia and Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma, according to people familiar with notifications sent to the senators...
The U.S. could use military force in Venezuela if Russia were to move weapons into the country, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican senator who had expressed concerns about Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt mounted an outspoken defense of him Wednesday after a face-to-face meeting, calling ethics allegations against Pruitt "outrageous lies...