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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
June 29, 2014 The Washington Times - Cost of 'Green' Initiatives is Green Security
May 26, 2013 Daily News - Republicans Call President Obama 'Tone Deaf' For Suggesting An End to Post-9/11 War
June 21, 2012 The Washington Times - GOP Demands Answers from AARP on Health Deals
June 18, 2012 CQ Roll Call- Push for Changes Puts Off Farm Policy Bill
May 9, 2012 Investor's Business Daily - Defusing Our Debt Bomb With a $2 Trillion Stimulus
Sept. 9, 2011 Tulsa World - Obama's Speech Draws Little Support from Oklahoma's Congressional Delegation
July 29, 2011 CapitolBeakOK - Transportation Federalism -- and Flexibility -- Proposed in New Bill from Coburn, Lankford
April 4, 2011 The Washington Post - A Shutdown of Our Economy
March 8, 2011 Washington Post: 6 Senators Launch Campaign for Deficit Reduction
March 8, 2011 WSJ: Deficit-Cut Salesmen Hit the Road
Dec. 1, 2010 Anchorage Daily News - Murkowski and Begich Join Vote Against Eliminating Earmarks
Nov. 30, 2010 The Durango Herald: That Plate of Food Safe? Senate OKs Expanding FDA Powers
Sept. 18, 2010 Great Falls Tribune - U.S. Senate Chews on Major Overhaul of Food-Safety Laws
July 22, 2008 Associated Press - Reid Confronts GOP Antagonist with 40-Bill Package
July 22, 2008 Congressional Quarterly - Coburn Defends Role as Senate Spoiler, Decrying ‘Reid Vengeance Bill'
Nov. 13, 2007 One Lawmaker's Waste Is Another's Namesake
Nov. 13, 2007 Senate GOP Leaders Target Earmarks
Nov. 13, 2007 GOP Tacks Right After Democratic Gains
Nov. 13, 2007 Coburn Is Aiming to Slice Portions of Farm Measure
Nov. 9, 2007 Bush Beholds the Power of Pork
Nov. 9, 2007 Senators Defend Massive Farm Bill
Nov. 9, 2007 Conference on No-Bid Contracts Bill Off to Informal Start
Nov. 7, 2007 Daschle library has Republicans seeing red. $1 million earmark? No way, GOP says
Oct. 24, 2007 The Oklahoman - Senators Reject Coburn's Health Amendment
Oct. 24, 2007 Washington Post - Children's Health Yields to the Senators From Pork
Sept. 17, 2007 Muskogee Phoenix - Money for Kid's Health in Jeopardy
Sept. 17, 2007 Roll Call - Hotlined' Bills Spark Concern
Sept. 13, 2007 Muskogee Phoenix - Coburn: Troop Withdrawal is Not an Option
Sept. 7, 2007 Sequoyah County Times - Coburn Says Public Should Get 'Disgusted'
Sept. 4, 2007 The Oklahoman - Debates in Congress Expected to Heat Up
Aug. 23, 2007 American Spectator - Pork Buster in Chief
Aug. 12, 2007 Alva Review-Courier - 'Most Politicians are Chicken'
Aug. 11, 2007 Enid News - Coburn Shares his Goals for Congress at Enid Luncheon
Aug. 10, 2007 Tahlequah Daily Press - Editorial: Healthcare Baby Steps Better than Nothing
Aug. 9, 2007 The Oklahoman - How Will We Fix Crumbling U.S. Bridges?
June 27, 2007 The Hill - Senate to Debate Immigration Overhaul Bill
June 6, 2007 Wichita (Kansas) Eagle - Opinion: Health Care Needs Market Forces
June 5, 2007 The Associated Press - Taxpayer Transparency Act opposed by State Chamber
June 4, 2007 Roll Call - Senate GOP Votes Unclear on Gonzales Motion
June 3, 2007 New York Times - President's Push on Immigration tests GOP's Base
May 31, 2007 The Advocate (South Louisiana) - Editorial: The Cost of High Earmarks
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