Articles Tagged 'James Lankford'
Election security funds passed by Senate seen as welcome first step
Members of Congress and key federal and state officials on Thursday praised the $250 million approved by the Senate Appropriations Committee for election security efforts… READ MORE
Huckabee endorses Rep. Lankford for Senate in Oklahoma GOP primary
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) has endorsed Rep. James Lankford (R-Okla.) in the Oklahoma Republican Senate primary.
The Huckabee endorsement is likely to give Lankford’s campaign a much-needed boost, as his main opponent in the primary, Oklahoma House Speaker T.W. Shannon, has picked up a handful of big conservative endorsements in recent weeks.
In a statement, Huckabee touted the… READ MORE
Lankford to Conservative Groups: ‘I’m Not Their Enemy’
A political unknown just four years ago, Rep. James Lankford has swiftly positioned himself as the front-runner in what could be a crowded GOP primary field to replace retiring Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla.
Conservative groups quickly panned Lankford after he announced his Senate bid on Monday. But the 5th District lawmaker starts the contest both with $450,000 in the bank… READ MORE
Conservative groups hit Lankford as lawmaker announces bid for Coburn’s Senate seat
Rep. James Lankford said Monday he’ll run to serve out the term of retiring Sen. Tom Coburn in Oklahoma, setting up what could be another brutal primary GOP battle involving outside conservative pressure groups and the party’s establishment.
Mr. Lankford, now in his second term and a member of the elected leadership in the House, said he will pick up… READ MORE
GOP lawmakers threaten subpoena over ObamaCare rollout information
A group of Republican lawmakers on Thursday threatened to subpoena records about the botched ObamaCare website rollout after a Capitol Hill hearing where contractors behind… READ MORE