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Pence Says Oklahoma COVID-19 Cases Have ‘Flattened’ — 2 Days After Record Jump

Vice President Mike Pence insisted Monday that Oklahoma’s COVID-19 cases have “dropped precipitously” and “in a very real sense they’ve flattened the curve” — just two days after the state posted a record high in daily new cases. Pence blatantly misrepresented the facts as he addressed concerns about President Donald Trump’s plan to lure thousands […]

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Oklahoma Got $270 Million From Purdue To Fix Opioid Crisis. Its Next Target: Johnson & Johnson

By Christine Vestal After securing a hefty financial settlement from Purdue Pharma last month, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter is training the state’s legal armaments on a much bigger pharmaceutical player: Johnson & Johnson. The company already has become a popular target. Many of the more than 1,600 opioid lawsuits in state and federal courts […]