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
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.
Most committees aren’t holding hearings and there is not much in the way of legislative work. But Boren has been shuttling back and forth between Oklahoma and Washington prepared to vote on...
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