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Former Press Aide Rejoins Boren Staff

Former Press Aide Rejoins Boren Staff

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Former press aide John Deeken is

returning to U.S. Sen. David Boren's office to serve as

the senator's spokesman.

Boren, D-Okla., named Deeken on Thursday as the successor

to Dan Webber. Webber resigned earlier this week to return

to Oklahoma to prepare for a race for the 6th Congressional


Deeken most recently worked on the Joint Committee on the

Organization of Congress, which studied and proposed ways

to reform Congress.

Boren also said Elizabeth Garrett, who previously served

as his legal counsel, will become his new legislative director.

She replaces Joe Harroz, who is returning to Oklahoma City

to join a law firm.

Sean Burrage will replace Ms. Garrett as legal counsel and

will work on oil and gas issues. Ms. Garrett will continue

to serve as tax counsel.

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