State Politics http://kgou.org en Self-Funded Rep. Leads Money Race For Oklahoma's 5th District http://kgou.org/post/self-funded-rep-leads-money-race-oklahomas-5th-district <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">A 27-year-old first-term state representative from&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;City who put $500,000 of his own money into his campaign has amassed the biggest war chest in the race to replace Republican U.S. Rep. James Lankford in the 5th Congressional District.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:23:56 +0000 Associated Press 27363 at http://kgou.org Self-Funded Rep. Leads Money Race For Oklahoma's 5th District No Democrats To Challenge Republican Incumbents? http://kgou.org/post/no-democrats-challenge-republican-incumbents <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">After a Republican steamroll in&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;in 2010 flipped every statewide elected office to the GOP, very few strong Democratic candidates are emerging to take on entrenched GOP incumbents like Gov. Mary Fallin and others.</p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 20:21:11 +0000 Associated Press 10649 at http://kgou.org No Democrats To Challenge Republican Incumbents?