President nominates federal prosecutor to be U.S. judge in Tulsa

Sen. Tom Coburn objects to Obama’s nomination of Arvo Mikkanen as U.S. judge in Tulsa, calling him “unacceptable.”

BY CHRIS CASTEEL Published: February 3, 2011
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WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Wednesday named a longtime federal prosecutor in Oklahoma City to be a U.S. district judge in Tulsa, but Sen. Tom Coburn immediately voiced his opposition.
Arvo Mikkanen, an...

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