Friday, January 17, 2014

Coburn Retires

January 17, 2014

Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma, a Republican, has announced his retirement. A decade ago, I covered his initial bid for the Senate, on the pages of National Review: For conservatives, the race is about much more than keeping control of the Senate: It’s about promoting one of the most energetic and talented members from the […]

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Tom Coburn

January 17, 2014

NATIONAL REVIEW August 9, 2004 OUR OKIE FROM MUSKOGEE JOHN J. MILLER Muskogee, Okla. Soon after Republican senator Don Nickles of Oklahoma announced his retirement last fall, Stephen Moore of the Club for Growth placed a phone call to a doctor’s office in Muskogee. He reached Tom Coburn, a 56-year-old family practitioner. “You should run […]

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