Oklahoma Democrats pin hopes on new 24-year-old leader
June 11, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Republicans like to boast that their state is the reddest of the red, with their party holding every statewide elected office and every one of the state's seats in Congress.
Democrats hoping to chip away at the Republican stranglehold have pinned their hopes on Anna Langthorn, a 24-year-old woman who has logged more than five years in the political trenches.
While acknowledging her age may raise eyebrows, the newly elected chairwoman of the Oklahoma Democratic Party hopes it will also help her to fan a growing enthusiasm in the state, especially among other y...