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Bridenstine Surprised To Run Unopposed, Excited To Get To Work

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Tulsa Congressman Jim Bridenstine. Tulsa Congressman Jim Bridenstine.
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Freshman Tulsa Congressman Jim Bridenstine told us he's surprised he won another term on Capitol Hill, without having to put up a fight.

No one filed to run against him.

4/11/2014 Related Story: Bridenstine To Run Unopposed For Congressional Seat

We asked him if he appreciated being able to focus on legislating, instead of running for re-election.

"I personally like the campaign. Campaigning is fun for me. But when you represent people, in a way, you're campaigning all the time. You're making an effort to make your constituents' views and ideas heard in Washington, D.C.," Bridenstine said.

There's plenty of competition for Oklahoma's other congressional seats. You can view that list here.

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