Inhofe calls Coburn 'dedicated public servant' - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, Sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo -

Inhofe calls Coburn 'dedicated public servant'

Posted: Updated:

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) _ U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe is praising fellow Oklahoma Republican Sen. Tom Coburn, who announced he'll resign at the end of this congressional term.

Inhofe says he was honored to help recruit Coburn to run for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in 1993. Coburn served three terms in the House before winning the Senate seat in 2004.

Inhofe says Coburn is ``an intellectual and superb medical doctor'' who quickly became a highly sought-after adviser among Republicans.

Inhofe, who's running for re-election this year, also called Coburn a ``faithful steward of the taxpayers' money and a dedicated public servant to Oklahoma.''

Coburn is resigning nearly two years before his term was scheduled to end.

Powered by WorldNow
KSWO-TV, 1401 SE 60th Street
Lawton, OK 73501

Telephone: (580) 355-7000
Fax: (580) 357-3811
Email: news@kswo.com

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KSWO. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.