Jun 07, 2011
DCCC Chairman Steve Israel’s Statement on Congressman Dan Boren’s Retirement
DCCC Chairman Steve Israel released the following statement on Congressman Dan Boren’s (OK-02) announcement that he will not to run for re-election:
"Congressman Dan Boren has been an extraordinary advocate for Oklahoma's 2nd District and a strong leader for the rural communities that he represents. He has earned respect and admiration for his commitment to creating jobs, reducing the deficit, improving education, supporting veterans, and expanding rural health care.
"On behalf of the DCCC, I thank Dan Boren for his distinguished service in the House. We look forward to electing a Democrat next November who will fight against the Republicans’ plan to end Medicare and will represent the middle class families of this district."