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Thomas Coburn's Public Statements

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
Let Freedom Ring USA: Cut, Cap, Balance Pledge
Issue Position: Wasteful Government Spending
Issue Position: Tax Reform
Issue Position: Agriculture
May 21, 2014 The Washington Times - Coburn: Audit Pentagon Overspending on the Nation's Defense
May 21, 2014 Coburn, McCaskill Introduce Bill to Remove Idle Earmarks within Department of Transportation
May 14, 2014 Nomination of Roy K.J. Williams to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development
May 13, 2014 Hearing of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee - Improving Financial Management at the Department of Defense
May 9, 2014 Letter to Harry Reid, Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Nancy Pelosi, Congressional Leaders - Congressional Earmarking
May 7, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Matthews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget - The Impact of Sequestration
April 8, 2014 Dr. Coburn's Statement on New GAO Duplication Report
April 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor Health and Human Services, and Education - 15 Senators Seek to Block Education Department From Using Funds to Promote Common Core
Feb. 26, 2014 Coburn Releases New Health Care Cost Report
Feb. 24, 2014 FOX "Your World with Neil Cavuto" - Transcript: Government Waste
Jan. 18, 2014 Making Continuing Appropriations for Fiscal Year 2013
Jan. 16, 2014 Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act
Jan. 14, 2014 New GAO Report Finds Transparency Discrepancies with IT Dashboard
Jan. 5, 2014 Congress Should Do Its Job and Keep the Spending Caps
Dec. 22, 2013 MSNBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: Health Care, Budget, and Iran Sanctions
Dec. 17, 2013 Coburn Releases Annual Wastebook Highlighting Most Egregious Spending of 2013
Dec. 17, 2013 FOX "On the Record with Greta Van Susteren" - Transcript -
Dec. 12, 2013 Members Commend Senate Finance Committee Inclusion of PRIME Act Amendment
Dec. 12, 2013 Shaheen, Coburn Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Limit Spending on Official Portraits
Dec. 10, 2013 New GAO Report Shows Agencies Can Do More to Increase Contract Savings with Reverse Auctions
Dec. 10, 2013 New GAO Report Shows Agencies Can Do More to Increase Contract Savings with Reverse Auctions
Oct. 31, 2013 Bennet, Coburn, Ayotte Introduce Bill to Consolidate Federal IT Infrastructure and Reduce Waste
Oct. 29, 2013 Coburn Calls Out Parochial Congress in New Oversight Report on National Park Service
Oct. 20, 2013 NBC "Meet the Press" - Transcript: Debt Limit and ACA
Oct. 10, 2013 Default Prevention Act of 2013--Motion to Proceed--Continued
Oct. 9, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Oct. 8, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Oct. 3, 2013 Contract From America
Oct. 2, 2013 Continuing Appropriations
Sept. 27, 2013 Coburn Calls for Shut Down of All Wasteful Spending in Statement on CR Vote
Sept. 17, 2013 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions
Sept. 17, 2013 Coburn, Manchin Drop Bipartisan Legislation to Hold Pentagon Accountable For Financial Audit
Sept. 16, 2013 Senators Highlight GAO Report Detailing Improper Social Security Disability Insurance Payments
July 30, 2013 Roll Call - On the Budget, Let's Take Action Where We
July 25, 2013 Senators Introduce Bill to Limit Lavish Government Conferences
July 24, 2013 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
June 6, 2013 GAO Report Highlights Defense Department's Failure to Curb Improper Payments
June 4, 2013 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013
May 30, 2013 Letter to Inspector General Daniel Levinson - Review of Fundraising Activities at HHS
May 20, 2013 HSGAC Senators Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Prohibit Bonuses for Senior Executive Service
May 13, 2013 Hearing of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security - Nomination of Brian C. Deese to be Deputy Director, Office of Management and Budget
April 25, 2013 Senators Coburn and Udall Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Duplication and Overlap of Federal Programs
April 24, 2013 Udall, Coburn Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Duplication, Overlap of Federal Programs
April 24, 2013 Apr 24 2013 Senators Coburn and Udall Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Prevent Duplication and Overlap of Federal Programs
April 18, 2013 Dr. Coburn Criticizes the FAA's Decision to Furlough Air Traffic Controllers Instead of Making Smart Cuts
April 10, 2013 Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013
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