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Republican Kevin Stitt came through in Oklahoma while Democrat Paulette Jordan fell short in Idaho.
Sharice Davids in Kansas and Deb Haaland in New Mexico became the first Native women elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Election Day is finally here and Native candidates across the nation are hoping to secure victory at the polls in what has become a landmark year for the Native vote.
Three Native women are seeking seats in the U.S. Congress. This might be the year for all of them.
A citizen of the Cherokee Nation is hoping to become Oklahoma's first Native American governor and already has the endorsement of a key Republican.
Voters in Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District will make a historic choice this November, with two Cherokee citizens on the ballot.
A criminal indictment of a fellow lawmaker is putting Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma), a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, back in the news.
Another Native woman is making history after winning her primary for a U.S. Congress seat in Kansas.
One Native Republican defended Donald Trump but other Native candidates were critical of the president's remarks about Russia.
Deb Haaland is connecting with voters by linking her Laguna Pueblo background to her progressive Democratic campaign in New Mexico.
Rep. Tom Cole, a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, is reported safe after a train carrying Republican lawmakers derailed in an incident that has led to one fatality and some injuries.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton (D) passed over a historic opportunity to name a Native woman to a Senate seat being vacated by a disgraced lawmaker.
We have the first round of campaign finance reports out and there are seven Native American candidates for Congress, three Republicans and four Democrats.
Imagine being a Native American politician in the Trump era. It would be an uphill climb to represent constituents as well as being a public advocate for Native people and community.
We’re almost a year away from the next House and Senate election and we’re just starting to get a look at the candidates who will be making policy.
Rep. Markwayne Mullin, a Republican from Oklahoma, is one of just two tribal citizens in Congress.
Citizens of the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee and Seminole nations are treated differently when it comes to their allotments.
The 14-member working group will look for ways to improve the delivery of health care to the first Americans.
This Congress, one of my priorities is to improve Indian health care.
The Indian Health Care Improvement Act isn't affected by the repeal provisions of the new Republican health proposal.
The new leader of the Interior Department is promising 'bold' changes that are slated to include the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
As the nation's politicians spar over the fate of Obamacare, tribes are still waiting on the federal government to fulfill its trust responsibilities.
It's unusual for Indian Country to wait so long for someone to be confirmed at the Interior Department, which includes the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs isn't letting the change in administration slow down plans to address a big taxation issue for tribes.
The Obama administration has helped tribes restore more than 2 million acres of land since January 2009.
Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma), the chair of Donald Trump's Native American Coalition, has been under an ethics investigation for a little over three years.
Oh no, is termination back in vogue now that Republican Donald Trump is about to take control of the White House?
Two employees who blew the whistle on the BIA's handling of energy leases for the Southern Ute Tribe quickly found themselves forced off the reservation in Colorado.
Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma) invited tribal leaders and others to share their views with the incoming Republican administration.
Trump’s line-up of cabinet nominees tells us that his Administration is coming squarely for Native land and Native natural resources.
If, then, this. A series of three words explaining what happens in any new White House.
A long-overdue update to the Indian Trader Regulations could finally address unfair systems of taxation on reservations.
The Oklahoma Republican said a widely circulated report 'completely distorted' his views about sovereignty and self-determination.
Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R) and Ross Swimmer, a former head of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, are floating some interesting ideas.
The incoming president has vowed to lift 'roadblocks' to large infrastructure projects like the one that's almost complete in North Dakota.
Tribes are entering a new and unknown era with a Republican in the White House and Republicans in control of Congress.
Native candidates for U.S. Congress fared poorly on Election Day, with all three easily losing to Republican incumbents at the ballot boxes.
The Native American Coalition is short on strong names and even shorter on goals, promises and policies.
What does a landslide look like? And, more important, what would that mean for Native American candidates?
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin), the Speaker of the House, became the highest-ranking Republican leader to abandon presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Donald Trump’s recorded revelation of felony intent — and yes, it’s that serious — ought to disqualify him from the presidency.
Tom Cole and Markwayne Mullin haven't said anything in the days since an explosive report in The Washington Post documented Donald Trump's comments about women.
A settlement for the Chickasaw Nation and the Choctaw Nation is close to becoming law even though it has never been put to a hearing.
Lawmakers worked late into the night to address a water crisis but not the one being followed by Indian Country.
If you look at history, there are a lot more American Indians and Alaska Natives who have won office under the Republican banner.
Rep. Markwayne Mullin, Cherokee, is joining Rep. Tom Cole, Chickasaw, in supporting their party's controversial presidential nominee.
Let’s start with an understatement: Donald Trump is not the usual Republican Party nominee for president.
Let’s measure how American Indians and Alaska Natives are investing in our our candidates, in our future, in ourselves.
Native Americans make up .37 percent of Congress (that’s about one-third of one percent) compared to about 2 percent of the country’s population as a whole.
The Cherokee Nation citizen said lawmakers on Capitol Hill are hearing conflicting messages from tribes on a major legislative priority.
The Republican from Florida has one big mark against him -- he voted against the Violence Against Women Act in 2013.
The tribe will be able to avoid a bureaucratic mess with the revocation of a charter that was approved in 1940 and is nearly impossible to change.
The Save Oak Flat Act has bipartisan support, including the Rep. Tom Cole and Rep. Markwayne Mullin, both Republicans from Oklahoma.
H.R.533 revokes a charter that was approved under the Oklahoma Indian Welfare Act in 1940.
The only two enrolled tribal members in Congress -- Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) and Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Oklahoma) -- voted for the bill.
Changing the outdated document is extremely difficult.
Rosebud President Cyril Scott said approval of the controversial project was an 'act of war against our people.'
The tribe donated $2,500 for Chief Bill John Baker to attend a hunt where live pigeons where thrown in the air and shot down.
Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R) said the bill promotes tribal self-determination and reliance without additional cost to the U.S. government.
The Cherokee Nation citizen said he had to buy a suit for the first time.