Spanish Explorers celebrated Christmas in 1539 in the area we now know as the State of Florida.

James Lankford

James Lankford

Profession: Politician
Nationality: American

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For the millions of Americans, like my family, who believe that there is a creator God who can be known personally, Christmas is a celebration of Jesus' offer of love and forgiveness for all people.

I understand the significance of being one of 18 senators in Oklahoma history.

The recent, single-year influx of unaccompanied minors from foreign countries into the United States is a direct result of President Obama's policies of encouraging amnesty and failing to enforce existing immigration laws.

My wife and I come from a Christian worldview.

The future of our nation is dependent on the future of our families.

If we are going to remove someone, which I have no problem with doing, then let's do the 20, not the 10, the very first secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton.

What they have done, ISIS is very well outspoken about how much they hate our freedom, who we are as Americans.

I believe that conservative solutions can help families of every race, every economic background, and every town in Oklahoma.

I'm not a 'messiah' coming to change Washington. I don't come with a political background, so I think it's part of my responsibility to raise my hand and say 'Why?' Folks don't just want smaller government; they want an efficient small government.

Race and sexual preferences are two different things. One is behavior-related and preference-related, and one is something inherently - skin color, something obvious, that kind of stuff.

It's ironic, isn't it, that one day you're one of the most conservative members, and then some individual gets mad at you, and they decide to throw millions of dollars against you because you didn't vote exactly the way they want every day.

A lot of the issue that is happening in Syria is Assad is still there. And after years now, the administration, of saying Assad has to go, the pressure is not being applied to Russia, to Iran - the folks that are propping up Assad - and Assad himself to be able to actually be removed there and to transition to another leader.

It is a bipartisan gathering to be able to pray for the needs back in our districts, for our families and each other. Another thing the prayer caucus does is to address religious liberty issues around the country as they arise.

President Obama and I disagree on policy with Israel. He seems to say... 'We want peace, but we want to act like Switzerland. We're going to be a neutral party to everyone.' I think that's negotiating from weakness.