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Obama: Senator Tom Coburn Is In My Prayers

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February 06, 2014 AT 10:05 AM
President Obama gave a nice shoutout Thursday to retiring GOP Sen. Tom Coburn, who is battling cancer. Obama’s comments about Coburn, an Oklahoma Republican who is leaving at the end of this year, are a reminder that friendships in Washington are possible, despite the partisanship that so often occurs in politics. Here’s what Obama said at the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday morning. “Louie” refers to Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas:And then there is one colleague of mine who is missing today.