Tom Coburn
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"Thomas Allen "Tom" Coburn" is an American politician and medical doctor. A member of the Republican Party (United States)/Republican Party, he was the senate seniority/junior United States Senator from Oklahoma.

Coburn was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in United States House of Representatives elections, 1994/1994 as part of the Republican Revolution. He upheld his campaign promise/campaign pledge to serve no more than three consecutive terms and did not run for re-election in United States House of Representatives elections, 2000/2000. In United States Senate election in Oklahoma, 2004/2004, he returned to political office with a successful run for the U.S. Senate. Coburn was re-elected to a second term in United States Senate election in Oklahoma, 2010/2010 and pledged not to seek a third term in 2016. In January, 2014, Coburn announced he would retire before the natural expiration of his final term. He submitted an irrevocable letter of resignation to Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, effective at the end of the 113th Congress.

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