Friday, May 30, 2014

J.C. Watts lends support to Shannon in his bid for Oklahoma Senate

Former Oklahoma Speaker T.W. Shannon (R) picked up the backing of former Rep. J.C. Watts (R-Okla.) in his bid for the Senate. Watts has been a longtime mentor to Shannon, who worked as a field director in his congressional office.

 In his endorsement, obtained first by The Hill, Watts references that shared history and says he “sensed right away [Shannon] was a young man of character and integrity, with great potential.”

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