Oklahoma Rep. Markwayne Mullin, his wife adopt twins

After resisting his wife’s pleas to add two girls to the three young children already at home, Oklahoma U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin is joyful about adoptions that became final on Aug. 21.

BY CHRIS CASTEEL Modified: August 29, 2013 at 12:13 am •  Published: August 29, 2013

WASHINGTON — Rep. Markwayne Mullin knew it was coming and he had his speech ready.

So when his wife, Christie, suggested they adopt twin girls who had lived in separate homes since they were infants, he let her have it.

“I said, ‘No babe,...

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