Senator Thomas 'Tom' Allen Coburn's Public Statements

Biographical

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' Allen Coburn
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Carolyn; 3 Children: Callie, Katie, Sarah
Birth Date: 03/14/1948
Birth Place: Casper, WY
Home City: Muskogee, OK
Religion: Baptist
Issue Category
Keyword Search
Issue Position: Congressional Ethics Issue Position: Term Limits 5/09/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi, Congressional Leaders - Congressional Earmarking 5/01/14 Senators Coburn and Udall Circulate Bipartisan Letter in Support of Earmark Ban 12/30/13 The Year Washington Fled Reality 12/11/13 Ranking Member Coburn's Statement on Nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas 10/03/13 Contract From America 9/17/13 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 8/02/13 Sen. Toomey Joins Sens. Coburn & Paul To Restore Constitutional Limits On Congressional Power 6/24/13 Letter to Harry Reid, Senate Majority Leader - Immigration Bill 6/13/12 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act 5/21/12 GAO Finds Not All FDA Employees Are Held Accountable for Meeting User Fee Agreement Goals 2/03/12 Dr. Coburn Votes Against STOCK Act 6/22/11 Dr. Coburn Introduces Bill to Restore Constitutional Limitations on Congressional Power 6/22/11 Enumerated Powers Act of 2011 3/02/11 Pay Prohibition 2/01/11 Dr. Coburn Commends Senate Appropriations Committee for Imposing Earmark Moratorium 1/27/11 Senators Coburn and Warner Introduce Lee's STOP Act in Senate 12/07/10 Dr. Coburn Applauds Taxpayer Groups for Exposing Scope, Cost of Earmark Requests 6/21/10 Letter To Nancy Pelosi, House Speaker 5/06/10 Dr. Coburn Says Secret Spending and Deliberations, Not Secret Holds, are the Problem Calls Hotline Process McCarthyite; Files 2nd Degree Amendment to Stop Secret Spending 9/30/09 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2010 - Conference Report - Continued 9/30/09 Dr. Coburn Says Leg Branch Appropriations Bill Shows a Failure of Leadership in Congress 7/06/09 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2010 6/25/09 Dr. Coburn Introduces Bill Limiting Congress To Powers Granted In The Constitution 1/15/09 Designating Certain Land As Components Of The National Wilderness Preservation System 9/24/08 Congressional Oversight 7/23/08 CRS Report: 94% of Senate Bills Passed in Secret 4/17/08 Coconut Road Congressional Investigation Obstructed by Partisan Tactics 3/13/08 Dr. Coburn Calls Earmarking an Unconstitutional Abuse of Power 9/28/07 Senate Accepts Coburn ‘No-Bid' Earmark Amendment 9/17/07 Roll Call - Hotlined' Bills Spark Concern 8/02/07 Legislative Transparency and Accountability Act of 2007 8/02/07 Dr. Coburn Calls Ethics Bill a Landmark Betrayal 5/10/07 Dr. Coburn, Senator DeMint Say WRDA Bill Violates Congress' Commitment to Reform Pork Process 4/17/07 Unanimous Consent Request --S. Res. 123 4/12/07 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell 1/19/07 Dr. Coburn Criticizes Senate's Empty Commitment to End Earmarks to Family Members 1/18/07 Legislative Transparency and Accountability Act of 2007--Resumed 1/09/07 Dr. Coburn Urges White House to Veto Token Earmark Reform 3/29/06 Dr. Coburn Votes Against Lobbying Reform Bill 3/28/06 Dr. Coburn Criticizes Senate for Silencing Lobbying Reform Debate 1/25/06 Dear Colleague Letter From Senators Coburn and McCain on Earmarks 1/24/06 Marysville (Calif.) Appeal-Democrat - Congress Won't Stop Pigging Out on Pork Without Squealing 11/17/05 Tax Relief Act of 2005 11/17/05 Majority of Senators Rebuke Ethics Committee's Position on Dr. Coburn's Medical Practice 10/18/05 Dr. Coburn Calls for Permanent Repeal Of Automatic Congressional Pay Raise 1/01/14 Issue Position: Congressional Ethics 1/01/11 Issue Position: Holding Spending