Dr. Tom Coburn in the News

Coburn Report Shows Billions in Education Budget Spent on 'School House Pork'

9/30/10
The report, claiming money often went to the schools with the best lobbyists, drew attention to dozens of questionable earmarks ...

For Republicans, the Moment for Reform Has Arrived

9/24/10
I'm convinced that if the Republican Party does not reform itself this time, it will die. ...

Senator Coburn Wants Federal Employees Who Owe Taxes To Pay Up

9/16/10
Senate Bill 3791 would require Members of Congress to disclose delinquent tax liability, require an ethics inquiry, and garnish the wages ...

Less Could Be More, by Tom A. Coburn, MD

9/14/10
When Thomas Jefferson famously said, "The course of history shows that as a government grows, liberty decreases," he wasn't merely talking about the politics ...

Coburn says Capitol fights rooted in ideas, not partisanship

8/31/10
Asked about the "caustic environment between parties," Coburn replied: "I would take issue with that characterization. There are real divisions in Washington that don't have anything to do with party." ...

Time to return to core values

8/30/10
The country is at a crossroads and needs to get back to its core values, U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn said Friday. ...

Party at the DOJ

7/27/10
Senate Judiciary Committee member Tom Coburn (R-OK) has issued a report, “Party at the DOJ,” which contends that the Justice Department is funding “recreational activities” aimed at crime prevention. ...

Coburn threatens to block all spending bills in Senate that aren't 'paid for'

4/6/10
Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) on Tuesday vowed to block all future spending bills in the Senate that aren’t fully “paid for” with cuts to other spending programs. ...

Coburn honored for gun rights bill

8/20/09
“The bill to repeal the National Park Service gun ban was passed because of Dr. Coburn,” ...

Protecting the 2nd amendment

5/12/09
HR 627 Consumer Credit Act ...

Coburn outraged at Omnibus spending

3/2/09
HR 1105 Omnibus Appropriations Act ...

Republican Senator Tom Coburn Has a Voice in the Economic Stimulus Package

2/6/09
Well, any good civics student will tell you that if you are in government and want action, make a motion. Don't just whine and gripe; make a motion. That's what Tom Coburn did, twice. ...

Obama and Coburn Introduce Strengthening Transparency and Accountability in Federal Spending Act of

6/3/08
would allow USASpending.gov visitors to view copies of Federal contracts, as well as information about competitive bidding, earmarks, government lease agreements, work quality, Federal audit disputes, any violations or criminal activities, Federal tax compliance, and government reports. ...

The Senator Fighting Pork

5/2/06
"I don't care about the next election. I don't care about getting reelected," he says. "We have to change the process." ...



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