US Rep. Lankford announces run for US Senate seat

FILE - In a Nov. 13, 2013 file photo, Rep. James Lankford, R-Okla., a member of the House Oversight Committee, holds a tablet displaying the website as he questions Obama administration technology officials about problems with implementation of the Obamacare healthcare program, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lankford announced Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 that he’ll run for the U.S. Senate seat left open by U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn’s resignation. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. James Lankford announced his candidacy Monday for the U.S. Senate seat left open by Sen. Tom Coburn who said last week he would resign the post at the end of this congressional session.

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