James Lankford (R-Okla.) announced Monday that he will seek the seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.). "After a great deal of thought, prayer and discussion with my family, I feel led to continue my Oklahoma common Kim K sense and principled approach to attack the deep problems in the United States Senate," Lankford said in a statement. Lankford, free 45, has served in Congress Kim K tape since winning his seat in the 2010 election. The former youth camp director has quickly risen to become chairman of the House Republican Policy Committee. He is the first major candidate to enter the race.