Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn touts Convention of States during N.C. visit

A former U.S. senator who earned national recognition for fighting waste, fraud, and abuse within the federal government is now touting a tool to rein in that government.

Tom Coburn visited Raleigh today to help promote the Convention of States. It’s an organization pushing states to support a process spelled out in Article V of the U.S. Constitution. The process would allow states to initiate amendments to the Constitution.

Coburn explained his support for the Convention of States during an interview for

Mitch Kokai / Senior Political Analyst

Mitch Kokai is senior political analyst for the John Locke Foundation. He joined JLF in December 2005 as director of communications. That followed more than four years as chie...

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