J.C. Watts

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Julius Caesar "J.C." Watts is a conservative Republican who served as U.S. Representative from Oklahoma, 1994-2002. He was a star quarterback for the University of Oklahoma as Most Valuable Player in the Orange Bowl games of 1980 and 1981; he then played professional football in the Canadian Football League. He became a Baptist minister and was elected to Congress in 1994, the year of the Republican Revolution. As the only black Republican in Congress he became a spokesman for the GOP and in 2002 was the House GOP Conference Chairman. [1] He published the book What Color is a Conservative? in 2002.[2]

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  1. http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,56636,00.html
  2. Watts, J. C., Jr.; Watson, Chriss (2002). What Color is a Conservative? My Life and My Politics. New York: HarperCollins. ISBN 0060932406. 

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