GOP Hopeful Finds Tribal Tie Cuts Both Ways

6:04 pm
Sat May 3, 2014

GOP Hopeful Finds Tribal Tie Cuts Both Ways

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The New York Times published a story today on T.W. Shannon's campaign for U.S. Senate and the growing political power of tribes.
BARTLESVILLE, Okla. - T. W. Shannon will be Oklahoma's first black senator if he wins the Republican nomination and is elected this November, but the quiet campaign stirring here about Mr. Shannon's racial loyalties is not aimed at the African-American branch of his family tree.