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05/12/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

'Sleep Out' Protest Changes Senator's Mind

Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Oklahoma, changed his status on a bill at 3 p.m. Tuesday after OU students engaged in an 11-night, 12-day demonstration showing their discontent with one of Coburn's decisions.

OU students participated in an 11-day "sleep out" in front of the Chase Tower, protesting the hold Coburn placed on the Lord's Resistance Army Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act. This bill would allocate $40 million to war-affected areas of Uganda.

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