By Chris Casteel, Washington Bureau | Published: Sun, Nov 30, 2014
Forty years ago, David Boren beat Jim Inhofe in the Oklahoma governor’s race. Inhofe, now a U.S. senator, vowed to leave politics, but he stuck around. And he and Boren, the University of Oklahoma’s longtime president, are still major influences in the state.
By Chris Casteel, Washington Bureau | Updated: Tue, Nov 4, 2014
U.S. Rep. James Lankford, the fastest rising political star in recent Oklahoma history, claimed resigning U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn’s seat and U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe, just shy of his 80th birthday, won a new term.