James Lankford is an American politician serving as the junior U.S Senator for Oklahoma since 2015. Prior to working in the Senate, he served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2011- 2014, where he participated on various House Committees including Budget, Transportation, and Oversight and Government Reform. James currently serves on the Committee on Finance, Committee on Appropriations, and the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. In addition, he chairs the Select Committee on Ethics and serves on the Senate Republican Whip Team. James is known for his fiscal conservatism, staunch pro-life stance and commitment to the Lord. He and his wife, Cindy, have two daughters and make their home in Oklahoma City.