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March 27, 2013

Coburn to speak at town hall meeting in Ada

Art Lawler Staff Writer adanewslawler@cableone.net
The Ada News

Ada —  

U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn will field questions from the public during an upcoming town hall meeting.

The meeting will run from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Estep Multimedia Center, located in the Bill S. Cole University center on the East Central University campus. The event is free and open to the public.

A Republican from Muskogee, Coburn represented Oklahoma in the U.S. House from 1995 through 2001. He retired from Congress in 2001, fulfilling a pledge to step down after three terms. He returned to Washington in 2005 as a U.S. senator.

He won a second term in the Senate in 2010 but pledged not to seek re-election in 2016.

Coburn serves on the Senate Finance Committee, the Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs and the Judiciary Committee.