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  • 3 things to watch for in Saturday's GOP debate

    Chris Casteel,Silas Allen | Updated: 13 hr ago

    The six remaining Republican presidential candidates will square off at 8 p.m. Saturday in Greenville, S.C. in the ninth GOP debate. Here are three things to watch for. 1. Can the CBS team of moderators make the GOP debate as substantive as the Democratic debate on PBS on Thursday? John...

  • Everything you need to know going into Saturday's GOP debate

    Silas Allen | Updated: 13 hr ago

    The ninth GOP debate is scheduled for 8 p.m. Saturday in Greenville, S.C. Here's what you need to know before you tune in.

  • Video highlights of the sixth Democratic debate

    Adam Kemp | Updated: Thu, Feb 11, 2016

    Did you miss Thursday night's showdown between Vermont senator Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton?  Don't worry! We've got you covered in bite-size chunks.  These are the highlights from the sixth Democratic debate.

  • Six memorable quotes from the Democratic Debate

    Adam Kemp | Updated: Thu, Feb 11, 2016

    Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders squared off against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Thursday night in a debate hosted by PBS.

  • Oklahoma state senator stumping for Rubio in New Hampshire

    Chris Casteel | Updated: Mon, Feb 8, 2016

    WASHINGTON _ Oklahoma state Sen. David Holt, an Oklahoma City Republican, traveled through snowy New Hampshire on Monday to give Florida Sen. Marco Rubio some last-minute support before Tuesday's presidential primaries. In a telephone interview on Monday afternoon, Holt said he had been to...

  • 7 takeaway moments from the eighth GOP debate

    Juliana Keeping | Updated: Sat, Feb 6, 2016

    The GOP hopefuls talked North Korea, what to do with illegal immigrants, healthcare, eminent domain, ISIS and more Saturday night in New Hampshire ahead of that state's primary Tuesday. Here are a few takeaway moments from the debate: Candidates breathing fire In an exchange over experience,...

  • How to watch the eighth Republican debate

    Juliana Keeping | Updated: Sat, Feb 6, 2016

    Here's how you can catch the Saturday night Republican debate: 

  • 3 questions ahead of the eighth Republican debate

    Juliana Keeping,Chris Casteel | Updated: Sat, Feb 6, 2016

    As they take the stage, GOP hopefuls have roughly 72 hours before New Hampshire voters cast ballots in the state's primary. Here's what we're wondering ahead of the showdown.  Is this going to be a circular firing squad? You can think of reasons why each might want to attack any...

  • 6 takeaway moments from the Democratic debate

    Juliana Keeping | Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    The gloves came off as former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders sparred over issues ahead of the primary Tuesday in New Hampshire. Here are a few takeaway moments from the debate: Discussing the threat of ISIS, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said:  Combat...

  • The history of cigarette sales tax in Oklahoma

    Adam Kemp | Updated: Thu, Feb 4, 2016

    Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin would like to boost the tax on a pack of cigarettes by $1.50. Oklahoma has taxed cigarettes ever since 1917, when the first cigarette license and tax law was passed. Since then the state has raised the tax on cigarette smokers eight times.  To read the full...

  • Fort Sill to gain positions under Army restructuring

    Chris Casteel | Updated: Tue, Feb 2, 2016

    WASHINGTON _ Fort Sill, the U.S. Army artillery post in southwest Oklahoma, will once again gain jobs while many other bases are downsizing, according to officials at the post and on Capitol Hill. Over the next two years, restructuring will mean a gain of roughly 400 positions. As of today,...

  • What we learned from The Oklahoman's new presidential poll

    Adam Kemp | Updated: Fri, Jan 29, 2016

    The Oklahoman and Cole Hargrave Snodgrass & Associates  just teamed up on a poll to ask Oklahoma voters who should be the Republican and Democratic candidates for President. The surveys were conducted January 25 through January 28 among 600 Registered Voters...



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