Jim Bridenstine

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  • Bridenstine announces guest for State of the Union

    Oklahoma U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine says his guest at Tuesday's State of the Union address will be the father of one of the four people killed in the Benghazi attack.

  • More political moves expected within Okla. GOP

    The dust still hasn't settled on Oklahoma's 2014 political landscape after U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn triggered a landslide within the state Republican Party with his announcement that he planned to forego his final two years in office.

  • ** FILE ** In this Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, file photo, Oklahoma Congressman-elect Jim Bridenstine, R-Oklahoma, gestures as he speaks in Tulsa, Okla. While Oklahoma's four House and Senate veterans, who have a combined 60 years of legislative experience, typically follow their leaders, two freshmen House members, Bridenstine and Markwayne Mullin, have emerged as a new breed. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

    Just 25% self ID as Republican; independents soar to record 42%

    The number of Americans shedding the Republican label to become independents is exploding. The solution, political strategists suggest, may lie in party leaders' ability to return to core values that distinguish Republicans from Democrats on everything from spending to personal freedom.

  • Jim Bridenstine, a former director of a Tulsa space museum, defeated Rep. John Sullivan in Oklahoma's Republican primary on Tuesday. He promised to serve no more than three terms if elected. (Associated Press)

    Tea party candidate pulls upset in Oklahoma GOP primary

    In the biggest surprise of Tuesday's primary voting in five states, the former director of a Tulsa space museum stunned a five-term congressman in a Republican primary by criticizing him as not conservative enough for Oklahoma.

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