Oklahoma congressman confirms run for re-election in 2018
August 4, 2017
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma congressman says he plans to run for re-election for the state's 5th Congressional District in 2018 despite rumors to the contrary.
Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Russell said on Wednesday that he has been raising money for re-election to a third term in Congress after a question-and-answer session at the Oklahoma City Economic Roundtable on the Oklahoma City University campus.
Russell accused Democrats of spreading rumors to increase donations.
The Oklahoman reports that none of the three Democratic candidates running for Russell's seat have suggested publicl...