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Former Oklahoma lawmaker, felon considers running for office

 


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former Oklahoma lawmaker who was convicted of embezzlement says he's considering running for a state executive office in 2018.

Leo Kingston, 67, was a first-term senator when he was convicted in 1990 of defrauding the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, The Oklahoman (http://bit.ly/2utppbK ) reported. He was accused of using straw buyers to illegally acquire government-insured mortgages.

Kingston served three years of an eight-year sentence.

Kingston announced on Facebook last weekend that he's thinking about running for labor commissioner, saying he's...



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