"Senator Coburn is a strong Republican leader who has stood up for taxpayers by fighting to eliminate wasteful government spending. He has consistently voted to cut taxes and limit the size and scope of our runaway federal government," said NHGOP Chairman Jennifer Horn. "We are pleased that he has agreed to travel to New Hampshire to help us raise the resources we need to elect more responsible Republicans in 2014."
Dr. Coburn was elected to the U.S. Senate on November 2, 2004. Prior to his election to the Senate, Dr. Coburn represented Oklahoma's Second Congressional District in the House of Representatives from 1995 through 2001. Dr. Coburn retired from Congress in 2001, fulfilling his pledge to serve no more than three terms in the House.
Dr. Coburn's priorities in the Senate include reducing wasteful spending, protecting personal liberties, balancing the budget and improving health care access and affordability. As a citizen legislator, Dr. Coburn has pledged to serve no more than two terms in the Senate and to continue to care for patients.
Dr. Coburn specializes in family medicine, obstetrics and the treatment of allergies. Dr. Coburn has personally delivered more than 4,000 babies. He is also a three-time cancer survivor.