Tom Coburn

Type: Person
Name: Tom Coburn
Title: Senator
Organization: Oklahoma
Date of Birth: 14/03/1948
Place of Birth: Casper, Wyoming
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Tom Coburn
First reported 36 mins ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 1 reports

Elections 2014: A look at the tightest Senate races

With a total of 36 Senate seats up for grabs and the election only days away , Examiner.com is taking a look at some of the more competitive races. With the balance of power on the line, there is much to be gained - or lost.Currently, the majority in ... [Published Examiner.com - 36 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Jeff Jacoby: Voters know it’s not that hard to find ‘pork’

Joni Ernst spoke at a rally after completing her tour of all of Iowa’s counties on Oct. 30.This piece will be featured in the Nov. 3 print edition of The Boston Globe.ONE OF the year’s most effective campaign ads was first aired last March by Iowa Republican ... [Published Boston Globe - 3 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Principled Coburn's Departure a Loss to Senate

As the end of the year approaches you’re going to be hearing both Democrats and Republicans lavish extravagant, bipartisan praise on Sen. Tom Coburn, R-OK, a man formerly known unfondly as “Dr. No.”Why the change of heart? Coburn’s leaving the Senate ... [Published NewsMax.com - 22 hours ago]
Entities: Tom Coburn, Abortion, Tribe
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Snail mail -- it’s even slower now

First-class mail has been taking longer to reach its destination since the financially struggling U.S. Postal Service relaxed its delivery standards in an attempt to cut costs two years ago, according to a federal study.Performance has generally declined ... [Published Washington Post - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Early voting for Oklahoma elections begins Thursday

Polls open Thursday morning across the state for early voting.Voters get the chance to cast an early ballot for some big races in the state.Registered voters can cast their ballots in person from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m.They can also vote from 9 a.m. till ... [Published KOKH Oklahoma City FOX 25 - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Veterans caught triple-dipping on benefits

One veteran on disability collected nearly $210,000 in benefits in 2013, while another earned more than $122,000 — nearly three times what his actual military pay would have been — according to a watchdog report being released Thursday that found tens ... [Published Washington Times - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Both US Senate seats will be on ballot this year

We also have more stories about:(click the phrases to see a list)People:Organizations:Subjects:Places:OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma voters have the unusual opportunity to weigh in on both of the state's next U.S. senators as early voting begins across the ... [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Coburn wants information on WH computer breach

The Ranking Republican on the Senate Homeland Security Committee expressed disappointment that the White House failed to notify Congress of its computer system breach.Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) on Wednesday said he has pressed the administration for further ... [Published The Hill - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Senator: Butler University course is no laughing matter

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A U.S. senator says there’s nothing funny about a new course being developed at Butler University.A professor there is creating a course studying humor. The course is titled, “Why Is It funny?”It’s being developed with help of a ... [Published WISH-TV - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

People React to the Government Spending $387,000 on Rabbit Massages

Should the government be spending more than $400,000 on rabbit massages? Republican Senator Tom Coburn’s office went out to answer the unusual question in their latest video. They took to the streets around the capitol building to find out what the ... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Nov. 4 Ballot

On the ballot for the upcoming midterm elections is a question specifically for Cherokee County voters. It is referred to simply as a “county question.”The county question reads:Shall the household goods of the heads of families and livestock employed ... [Published Tahlequah Daily Press - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

We Must Restore Common Sense to Washington

As I travel around Virginia’s Fifth District, I constantly hear from constituents who are astounded and upset by the manner in which the federal government operates at times. They are often irritated by the misuse of taxpayer funds and the poor management ... [Published Brunswick Times-Gazette - Oct 29 2014]

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Elections 2014: A look at the tightest Senate r... [Published Examiner.com - 36 mins ago]
Jeff Jacoby: Voters know it’s not that hard to ... [Published Boston Globe - 3 hours ago]
Principled Coburn's Departure a Loss to Senate [Published NewsMax.com - 22 hours ago]
Stewardship of Taxpayer Dollars in Question dur... [Published U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley - 23 hours ago]
Panel: Time for Associations to Get Proactive o... [Published Associations Now - Oct 30 2014]
The Changing Scope of U.S. International Broadc... [Published Council On Foreign Relations - Oct 30 2014]
Snail mail -- it’s even slower now [Published Washington Post - Oct 30 2014]
Early voting for Oklahoma elections begins Thur... [Published KOKH Oklahoma City FOX 25 - Oct 30 2014]
Veterans caught triple-dipping on benefits [Published Washington Times - Oct 30 2014]
Both US Senate seats will be on ballot this year [Published Greenfield Daily Reporter - Oct 30 2014]
Senator: Butler University course is no laughin... [Published WISH-TV - Oct 29 2014]
Postal Service expects 14% surge in holiday del... [Published Battle Creek Enquirer - Oct 29 2014]
Coburn wants information on WH computer breach [Published The Hill - Oct 29 2014]
Hutchins to seek Ward 3 Tahlequah City Council ... [Published Tahlequah Daily Press - Oct 29 2014]
People React to the Government Spending $387,00... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Oct 29 2014]
Wastebook 2014: DC's Spooky Spending [Published Senator Tom Coburn - YouTube Channel - Oct 29 2014]
Nov. 4 Ballot [Published Tahlequah Daily Press - Oct 29 2014]
U.S. Rep. James Lankford collects $1.2 million ... [Published NewsOK.com - Oct 29 2014]
We Must Restore Common Sense to Washington [Published Brunswick Times-Gazette - Oct 29 2014]
CAGW Goes Trick-or-Treating [Published Scottrade - Oct 28 2014]
Super Soldier Exosuit Showing Improvement, Acco... [Published Roll Call Online - Oct 28 2014]
Kansas Republicans in a Panic [Published Daily Kos - Oct 28 2014]
Carper seeks momentum for postal reform [Published The Hill - Oct 28 2014]
New GAO Report Finds Cuts to Operations, Servic... [Published Noodls - Oct 28 2014]
The mail is moving slower, according to new con... [Published Times Picayune / NOLA.com - Oct 27 2014]
Former governor keynotes Democrat Roundup, has ... [Published Tahlequah Daily Press - Oct 27 2014]
Mountain Lion on the Run and Monkeys Who Gamble [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Oct 27 2014]
VFW Election Day Advice [Published Noodls - Oct 27 2014]
Dionne: The secrets behind 2014 [Published Boulder Daily Camera - Oct 27 2014]
The Top 10 tight U.S. Senate races [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Oct 26 2014]
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People React to the Government Spending $387,00... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Oct 29 2014]
Should the government be spending more than $400,000 on rabbit massages? Republican Senator Tom Coburn’s office went out to answer the unusual question in their latest video. They took to the streets around the capitol building to find out what the ...
Wastebook 2014: DC's Spooky Spending [Published Senator Tom Coburn - YouTube Channel - Oct 29 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VtgUwU20zPw&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Wastebook 2014: DC's Spooky Spending Zombies, Voodoo Dolls, and Alien Encounters! We highlight some of ...
Mountain Lion on the Run and Monkeys Who Gamble [Published The Daily Scan from GenomeWeb - Oct 27 2014]
US Senator Tom Coburn releases his list of wasteful government projects. read more ...
Loophole: Suspected Nazis Still Collecting Soci... [Published Townhall's Featured Blog - Oct 25 2014]
There’s Sen. Tom Coburn’s annual “waste book,” which evinces all the ridiculous ways taxpayers are hosed every year, and then there’s this.... ...
Government Gold-Plating [Published Cato @ Liberty - Oct 24 2014]
Steve H. Hanke Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) released his annual Wastebook this past week. It contains a laundry list of doozies. The U.S. government’s gold-plating operations included $190,000 to study compost digested by worms, $297 million for the purchase ...
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Don’t Bring a Tank to Pumpkin Fest [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 15 2014]
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