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Rep. Cole charges 'blackmail' in Freedmen dispute (April 24, 2008)

Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma), the only Native American in Congress, is accusing colleagues of "legislative blackmail" as the dispute over the Cherokee Freedmen heats up on Capitol Hill. Cole, a member of the Chickasaw Nation, responded to recent comments by...


Rep. Cole aids outgoing lawmaker's legal fund (April 16, 2008)

Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma), the only Native American in Congress, donated $5,000 to outgoing Rep. John Doolittle's (R-California) legal fund. Cole is the chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee. He donated the money to Doolittle through his leadership political...


NYT Magazine Cover Story: Profile of Rep. Cole (March 27, 2008)

Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma), the only Native American in Congress, is the cover story of this Sunday's New York Times Magazine. Cole, a member of the Chickasaw Nation, is profiled for his role as chairman of the National Republican...


Rep. Cole cites theft at Republican organization (March 14, 2008)

Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma), a member of the Chickasaw Nation, says the National Republican Congressional Committee has been bilked out of hundreds of thousands of dollars. Cole is chairman of the committee, whose goal is to elect Republicans in Congress....


Rep. Cole touts Native American 'renaissance' (November 7, 2007)

As the only Native American in Congress, Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma) is constantly educating his colleagues about tribes and Indian policy. Cole, a member of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, likes to tell fellow members that they swore to uphold...


Rep. Cole hopes to take back Congress for GOP (May 9, 2007)

Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma), the only Native American in Congress, is the new chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee. It's up to Cole, a member of the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, to reclaim Congress for Republicans. The prognosis...