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01.07.15

Tulsa World: James Lankford joins a long, short list of Oklahoma senators

by Randy Krehbiel

U.S. Sen. James Lankford is not a native Oklahoman, but he knows the history of the Senate seat he assumed on Tuesday. Lankford became only the 18th person - all men - to serve in the U.S. Senate from Oklahoma and only the eighth to hold what is officially Seat No. 1 in the state's delegation. "I understand the significance of being one of 18 senators in Oklahoma history," he said in a telephone interview Tuesday afternoon. Some of the most important and colorful figures in state history have… Continue Reading

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