Articles tagged with: politics
by Randall Atkins, special correspondent for VoicesofOK.org
Cairo – Drunk on the victories of the recent revolution and ousting of their hated president Hosni Mubarak, Egypt’s youthful opposition may have just sobered up to the realities of their newly democratic state. … Continue reading
For most who pass through Egypt, it is a tourist destination; a place to see first hand the remnants of an ancient civilization. During the winter months resort towns along the red and white seas serve as a sunny getaway for middle class westerners, but what is lost on most of these visitors is the vast inequities and contradictions that exist in the country.… Continue reading
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From The Norman Transcript:
In a state governed by Democrats practically since statehood, Oklahoma Republicans have made huge gains, especially over the last decade.
The GOP snatched control of the Oklahoma House in 2004 for the first time in 80 years and the state Senate for the first time ever in 2008.
From The Tulsa World:
U.S. Rep. John Sullivan said Wednesday that he paid for his stay at the Betty Ford Center himself because his health insurer hasn’t paid the bill.
“I’m trying to get them to, but they haven’t I paid that myself they didn’t pay it,” the 1st District Republican said, “so, I’m having those (health-care) challenges just like everyone else.”
Sullivan made his remarks during a question-and-answer session that followed his speech at a Greater Tulsa Hispanic Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett will seek a third term, he announced this morning.
“I expect the next four years in Oklahoma City to be pretty spectacular, and I want to be a part of it,” Cornett said in a news release.