Oklahoma Rep. Dan Boren prepares for life after Congress, if Congress will let him go

State’s only Democrat in Congress talks about ‘fiscal cliff,’ the Oklahoma Democratic Party and the possibility of running for governor

BY CHRIS CASTEEL Published: December 16, 2012
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WASHINGTON — Congress is making it tough on Rep. Dan Boren to retire.

Less than three weeks from ending his eight-year tenure in the U.S. House, Boren doesn’t even have an office anymore. Like other departing members, he and his staff have been given a small cubicle in the basement of a House building, as new and returning lawmakers claim the vacant Capitol Hill office space.

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