Michael D. Bates

Michael D. Bates is a political writer and blogger in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

OK GOPers Would Sooner Wait


OKLAHOMA CITY — Delivering his post mortem for the 2006 mid-term elections, Sen. Tom Coburn told delegates at Saturday’s Oklahoma Republican Convention that the voters lost confidence in Republican integrity, not Republican ideas: “If Republicans will stand on ideas and have courage to back up those ideas, the courage to challenge the status quo, then […]

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