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9 Reasons Why Everyone In Washington Should Miss Tom Coburn

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Senator Tom Coburn announced Thursday that he would retire at the end of this year.

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He has been battling cancer and will be leaving his term two years early. Here are some solid reasons why everyone in Washington should miss him.

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9. And he was respected across the aisle.

It's been an honor to serve w/@TomCoburn. I know he’ll continue to fight for the people of OK & hold gov't accountable for all Americans

Senator Tim Kaine@timkaine

It's been an honor to serve w/@TomCoburn. I know he’ll continue to fight for the people of OK & hold gov't accountable for all Americans

12:25 PM - 17 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Sorry to hear Dr. @TomCoburn is retiring. We may not always agree, but he's a good man and a good senator. Am praying for his health.

Senator Chris Coons@ChrisCoons

Sorry to hear Dr. @TomCoburn is retiring. We may not always agree, but he's a good man and a good senator. Am praying for his health.

11:15 PM - 16 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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