Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Black Republican "T.W. Shannon" says he’s running for US Senate

The speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives announced his candidacy for the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, ABC News reported. State Rep. T. W. Shannon, R-Lawton, will run for the seat left vacant by U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn once he steps down from his position two years early.
"Over the last six years, I have seen so many of our rights and freedoms under assault, it makes me seriously concerned about what kind of country my children will inherit," Shannon said to a crowd at the Tulsa Historical Society.

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