WASHINGTON (BP) -- Retired U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, a Southern Baptist, is being remembered for his Christian faith, pro-life advocacy, campaign against government waste and friendships with political opponents following his March 28 death.
Coburn, 72, who died after a prolonged struggle with prostate cancer, served Oklahoma as a Republican member of the Senate from 2005 to 2015. He retired with two years remaining in his second six-year term. He previously had served as a U.S. representative from 1995 to 2001, keeping his promise to step down after three two-year terms. Read More