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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 26, 2014 Forbes - The Case for Corporate Tax Reform
May 21, 2014 The Washington Times - Coburn: Audit Pentagon Overspending on the Nation's Defense
March 30, 2014 USA Today: Obamacare Cuts Choices, Not Costs
Oct. 15, 2013 National Review - An Obamacare Battle We Can Win
July 30, 2013 Roll Call - On the Budget, Let's Take Action Where We
June 4, 2013 New York Times - Playing Politics With Student Debt
April 17, 2013 The Hill - Change Medicare to Save Medicare
Dec. 10, 2012 The Oklahoman - Balanced Approach Offers Best Solution
Nov. 21, 2012 Washington Times - Learning the Real Election Day Lesson
Oct. 23, 2012 The Hill - Washington Lacks Courage to Make Tough Decisions
Sept. 6, 2012 National Review - Obamacare: It's Still a Gateway to Single-Payer Health Care
Aug. 20, 2012 The Washington Examiner - Why We Must Audit the Pentagon
Aug. 18, 2012 Why We Must Audit the Pentagon
Aug. 13, 2012 Real Clear Politics - A Tax Reform Detour
June 19, 2012 Washington Times - Obama is not Doing Fine: President's Reliance on Government Solutions is Constraining Economy
April 25, 2012 The Hill - Ending Federal Duplication Finds Immediate Savings
March 29, 2012 The Washington Times - Senate Judiciary, Obamacare Not an Enumerated Power
March 20, 2012 Politico - Obamacare' Not Helping Patients
Feb. 21, 2012 The National Review Online - The Payroll Tax Debacle
Nov. 30, 2011 Politico - To Save Medicare, Congress Should Build on What Works
Sept. 28, 2011 The Washington Examiner - Senate Appropriators' Secret War Against Oversight
Sept. 6, 2011 The National Review Online - Patent Fee Diversion Is a Tax on Innovation
May 19, 2011 The Washington Post - Why is the Senate stalling on the debt debate?
April 6, 2011 The New York Post - Reform Or Go broke: Medicaid, Medicare Must Change
March 11, 2011 The Washington Examiner - Conservatives for Corporate Welfare?
Feb. 18, 2011 The Washington Post - Deficit Leadership: Waiting on Obama
Feb. 16, 2011 The Washington Times - Caution Kills
Jan. 25, 2011 The Washington Examiner - Hard Choices Cannot Wait Another Year
Jan. 5, 2011 Op-Ed - Sen. Tom Coburn: Lessons From 1994 and Why It's D-Day on the National Debt
Nov. 23, 2010 Op-Ed - Opposing View on Food Safety: Leverage the Free Market
Nov. 23, 2010 Op Ed - Opposing View On Food Safety: Leverage The Free Market
Nov. 5, 2010 Op-Ed - Sen. Tom Coburn: What Republicans can accomplish in the 112th Congress
Oct. 27, 2010 Op-Ed- Obamacare's Ill Effects Starting To Take Hold
Oct. 20, 2010 Op-Ed - Facts And Fiction About The U.S.-Haiti Relief Effort
Oct. 18, 2010 Op-Ed - Education Pork Stalls Reform
Sept. 14, 2010 Op-Ed - Less Could Be More
July 20, 2010 Op-Ed: By Her Own Words, Kagan Will Violate Her Oath
July 15, 2010 Op-Ed: Financial Reform's Empty Promises
July 6, 2010 Op-Ed: SCOTUS Gun Ruling A Prelude To Bigger Fights On Individual Rights
June 3, 2010 Op-Ed: Politicians Should Say No More Often
May 20, 2009 Real Clear Politics: An Alternative to Obamacare
July 9, 2008 RealClearPolitics.com - Senate Leaders Holding Doctors Hostage
May 1, 2008 The Examiner - Congress Must Restore Culture of Oversight
June 14, 2007 Wall Street Journal - Earmarxists
May 17, 2007 National Review Online - There's No Defending Pork
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