Former Oklahoma AG Edmondson announces bid for governor
April 30, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Drew Edmondson, a former prosecutor and four-term Oklahoma attorney general from one of the state's most well-established political families, announced Monday he will seek the Democratic nomination for governor in 2018.
Touting his record for taking on corporations, Wall Street and big tobacco, the 70-year-old Edmondson formally launched his campaign at the Jazz Hall of Fame in Tulsa. He expressed a willingness to work with members of both parties to move the state forward, but also criticized the Republican-controlled Legislature for the current budget crisis and cat...