Oklahoma House speaker downplays talk of fringe element in his GOP caucus

Oklahoma House Democrats maintain House Republicans are ‘deeply divided’ along ideological lines as Speaker T.W. Shannon prepares for this year’s opening session that starts Monday.

BY MICHAEL MCNUTT Modified: February 2, 2013 at 1:27 am •  Published: February 3, 2013

The first glimpse of how strong a grip House Speaker T.W. Shannon has over the largest-ever House GOP caucus should be shown Monday, the first day of the legislative session.

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