U.S. Senate http://kgou.org en Will They Run? GOP Eyes Focused On Shannon, Bridenstine http://kgou.org/post/will-they-run-gop-eyes-focused-shannon-bridenstine <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;">The dust still hasn't settled on&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma's</font>&nbsp;2014 political landscape after U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn triggered a landslide within the state Republican Party with his announcement that he planned to forego his final two years in office.</p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 13:38:37 +0000 Associated Press 21974 at http://kgou.org Will They Run? GOP Eyes Focused On Shannon, Bridenstine Senate Democrats Could Set Up Test Vote On Debt Ceiling http://kgou.org/post/senate-democrats-could-set-test-vote-debt-ceiling Senate Democrats might introduce a measure to raise the debt ceiling, even as the debate over a spending bill to restart the federal government drags on.<p>The Associated Press reports:<p><blockquote><p>"A spokesman said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid could unveil the measure as early as Tuesday, setting the table for a test vote later in the week. Tue, 08 Oct 2013 15:06:47 +0000 Scott Neuman 14949 at http://kgou.org Senate Democrats Could Set Up Test Vote On Debt Ceiling Wednesday Morning Political Mix — Sept. 25, 2013 http://kgou.org/post/wednesday-morning-political-mix-sept-25-2013 <em>It's Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, which puts us five days away from a possible federal-government shutdown that would begin Oct. 1 if Congress fails to pass a stop-gap spending bill.</em><p><em>So the drama in the Senate over the spending bill leads the day's interesting political items and features Republican Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas. At this writing, Cruz was in the last gasps of an anti-Obamacare talkathon. That's where we start: </em><p><ul><p><li>If you got a good night's sleep, you have at least that over Sen. Cruz. Wed, 25 Sep 2013 12:57:00 +0000 Frank James 14158 at http://kgou.org Wednesday Morning Political Mix — Sept. 25, 2013 Coburn Joins Plan For Lower College Loan Rates http://kgou.org/post/coburn-joins-plan-lower-college-loan-rates <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15px; line-height: 15px;"><font color="red">U.S.</font>&nbsp;Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) is part of a bipartisan group of eight senators announcing a deal that lets students avoid higher interest rates on federal loans.</p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 15:55:00 +0000 Associated Press 9953 at http://kgou.org Coburn Joins Plan For Lower College Loan Rates