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Thomas Coburn's Public Statements on Issue: Judicial Branch

Full Name: Thomas 'Tom' Allen Coburn
Office: U.S. Senate (OK) - 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
Date Title
Issue Position: Judges
Issue Position: Judiciary
March 25, 2014 Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, and Economic Stability of Ukraine Act of 2014 - Motion to Proceed
Feb. 25, 2013 Republicans Reverse Position, Vote Unanimously To Support Bacharach Nomination
Oct. 14, 2011 Letter to Inspector General Kathleen Tighe
Sept. 14, 2010 Nomination of Jane Stranch
Aug. 4, 2010 Executive Session
July 20, 2010 Op-Ed: By Her Own Words, Kagan Will Violate Her Oath
July 20, 2010 Dr. Coburn Votes Against Elena Kagan in Judiciary Committee
July 13, 2010 Letter To Elena Kagan, Solicitor General, U.S. Department Of Justice
June 30, 2010 Dr. Coburn Asks Elena Kagan To Define Her Personal View Of The Constitution And Asks, "Do You Believe There Are Inalienable Rights?"
June 9, 2010 American Jobs And Closing Tax Loopholes Act Of 2010
May 26, 2010 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On The Constitution Of The Senate Judiciary Committee - "The Legality and Efficacy of Line-Item Veto Proposals"
May 26, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Eric H. Holder Jr., Attorney General, U.S. Department Of Justice
March 4, 2010 Judiciary Republicans Highlight Dawn Johnsen's Alarming Record, National Security Concerns
Nov. 18, 2009 Nomination Of Judge David Hamilton
July 28, 2009 Dr. Coburn Votes No on Endorsing Nomination of Judge Sotomayor to the U.S. Supreme Court
July 22, 2009 Dr. Coburn Criticizes Judge Sotomayor's Contradictory Statements On Foreign Law
June 10, 2009 Letter to Honorable Sonia Sotomayor
June 9, 2009 Hearing Of The Subcommittee On The Constitution Of The Senate Judiciary Committee - The Legal, Moral And National Security Consequesnces Of "Prolonged Detention"
May 26, 2009 Dr. Coburn's Statement on Judge Sonia Sotomayor
April 29, 2009 Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Nominations
March 12, 2009 Nomination Of Thomas John Perrelli To Be Associate Attorney General
July 17, 2008 Democrats Continue to Block Judicial Nominees
June 26, 2008 Coburn Applauds Supreme Court for Ruling that Reaffirms the Second Amendment as an Individual Right
June 26, 2008 Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008
April 10, 2008 Consolidated Natural Resources Act of 2008
April 10, 2008 Judicial Nominations
April 9, 2008 Dr. Coburn Calls on Senate Judiciary Committee to do its Job and Confirm Judges
Oct. 30, 2007 Passenger Rail Investment and Improvement Act of 2007
Oct. 24, 2007 Executive Session
Aug. 3, 2007 Executive Session
June 7, 2007 Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2007
Feb. 1, 2007 Nomination of Gregory Kent Frizzell
Feb. 1, 2007 Dr. Coburn Remarks on the Nomination of Judge Gregory Frizzell of Oklahoma
July 25, 2006 Executive Session
July 24, 2006 Executive Session
July 13, 2006 Senate Committee Approves Nomination of Oklahoma Attorney Jerome A. Holmes to the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals
June 27, 2006 Dr. Coburn Votes to Restore Authority of Congress Regarding Free Speech and the Flag
June 7, 2006 Dr. Coburn Votes to Protect Sanctity of Marriage
May 26, 2006 Dr. Coburn Votes to Confirm D.C. Appeals Court Nominee
May 25, 2006 Dr. Coburn Votes Against Senate Amnesty Bill
May 2, 2006 Making Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2006--Continued
Jan. 31, 2006 Dr. Coburn Hails Confirmation Of Judge Samuel Alito
Jan. 26, 2006 Executive Session
Jan. 17, 2006 Dr. Coburn Troubled by U.S. Supreme Court Decision to Uphold Oregon's Physician-Assisted Suicide Law
Jan. 10, 2006 Hearing of the Senate Judicary Committee on the Nomination of Judge Samuel Alito to the United States Supreme Court
Nov. 8, 2005 Dr. Coburn Comments on Meeting with Supreme Court Nominee Samuel Alito
Nov. 6, 2005 MSNBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript
Oct. 27, 2005 Dr. Coburn Comments on Harriet Miers' Decision to Withdraw Her Nomination to U.S. Supreme Court
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