Oklahoma Senate Race

Lankford Win Highlights Rise to Power

Sean Murphy, Associated Press

US Rep. James Lankford brushed off a tea party challenge and captured the GOP nomination outright in the race for OK's open US Senate seat, a victory that highlights a stunning rise to power for a 46-year-old who was a church camp director and political unknown 4 years ago.


Charlie Spiering, Breitbart

Sen. Ted Cruz believes if the midterms elections were held today, Republicans would win control of the Senate. “I think we’re going to win control of the Senate and we’re going to retire Harry Reid as Majority Leader,” Cruz said.

Cruz Makes 1st Endorsement of '14 In GOP Primary

Blake Neff, The Hill

Sen. Ted Cruz made his first endorsement in a GOP primary this year, throwing his support to Oklahoma Senate candidate T.W. Shannon (R).

Levin Joins Palin In Endorsing TW Shannon

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Mark Levin endorsed Okla. Senate candidate T.W. Shannon. Shannon, arguably the most conservative House Speaker in Okla.'s history, has been surging in the polls, propelled in part by Sarah Palin's endorsement.

T.W. Shannon for U.S. Senate

Erick Erickson, Red State

T.W. Shannon, the Okla. Speaker of the House, is going to become a rockstar within not just the GOP, but the conservative movement. I believe he will also be more consistently conservative in his votes than his opponent.