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 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Job Corps closing troubled center in Oklahoma

A chronically low-performing outpost of the federal Job Corps program — highlighted in a Washington Post story  earlier this  year —  has now been marked for closure by the Department of Labor.In a notice published Wednesday, the department said it intended ... [Published Washington Post - 1 hour ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

Low county turn out for runoff races

Voters in Oklahoma went to the polls yesterday to cast ballots in runoff races across the state.On the ballot were State Officers for Superintendent of Public Instruction, John Cox and Freda Deskin. In Jackson County, Cox received 121 votes, or 54% of ... [Published Altus Times - 14 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

BK says Tim Hortons' deal isn't a tax dodge

Much of the reporting around Burger King's deal to acquire Tim Hortons for $11.4 billion has been about plans for the combined company to establish its headquarters in Canada in order to take advantage of that country's lower corporate tax rate in a so-called ... [Published Retail Wire - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

McAffrey runoff held in OKC today

State Sen. Al McAffrey, left, with his partner David Stinson after voting in the Oklahoma runoff election.Oklahoma’s runoffs are today (Tuesday, Aug. 26) and state Sen. Al McAffrey is  vying to become the first out U.S. House of Representatives candidate ... [Published Dallas Voice - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

3 other states head to polls in Florida

MIAMI — Former Florida Gov. Charlie Crist is set to find out how much momentum he has for a political comeback, as Democratic primary voters decide whether to nominate the former Republican for a chance to reclaim his old job.Florida is one of four states ... [Published Capital Bay - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Run-Off Election To Decide New Tulsa County District Attorney, Other Races

TULSA, Oklahoma - Tuesday's run-off election will decide Tulsa County's next district attorney, the Democratic nominee for state school superintendent and a closely-watched bond issue in Broken Arrow, among other races.Also on the Democratic side, State ... [Published KOTV - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Election Day: What's on the ballot?

TULSA - Election day is here.Oklahomans will go to the polls to cast their ballot for races involving federal, city, state and county issues.FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE, VIEW SAMPLE BALLOTHere's a snapshot of some of the key races.Superintendent of Public ... [Published KJRH-TV - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

Oklahoma voters head to polls to determine run-off elections

OKLAHOMA CITY -Oklahoma voters head to the polls today to determine 4 big primary run-offs.Republicans and Democrats will choose their nominees for races including District 5 Rep., a U.S. Senate seat, and State Superintendent.Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner ... [Published KOKH Oklahoma City FOX 25 - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

How Poor People Help Rich Corporations Pay Less Tax

Big U.S. corporations are constantly on the prowl for ways to reduce their tax bite, and it seems that they are meeting with a good deal of success. Corporate tax rates make up of federal tax revenues today, compared with approximately 33% in the 1950s. ... [Published Motley Fool - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Defending America: A rigged rifle test?

Sticking to one's guns usually is admirable. But that's not the case when the Army rigs testing to stick with the latest iteration of its M4 carbine — despite results showing there's a potentially better rifle for combat soldiers on the front lines.A ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Wayne Greene: How do we judge Tom Coburn?

A reader emailed me the other day to urge “deeper thought” in any forthcoming evaluation of Dr. Tom Coburn’s soon-to-end tenure in Congress.He posed a lot of interesting questions about Coburn’s Senate career: What legislation did he pass, and what benefits ... [Published Tulsa World - Aug 22 2014]
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First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 3 reports

Oklahoma senator wants constitutional convention, Utah senator reacts

Thursday, August 21 2014, 06:59 PM MDT (KUTV) Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn wants a constitutional convention and says the states should demand one.“A constitutional convention of the states, to change, to reaffirm what the founders' intended,” said Sen. ... [Published KUTV.com - Aug 22 2014]

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Job Corps closing troubled center in Oklahoma [Published Washington Post - 1 hour ago]
18 Signs That The Obama Administration Is Openl... [Published PrisonPlanet - 1 hour ago]
Boxer, Feinstein: Different routes in backing I... [Published Valley Chronicle - 5 hours ago]
Low county turn out for runoff races [Published Altus Times - 14 hours ago]
Voters choose Engle to be County Treasurer [Published Sapulpa Herald Online - 15 hours ago]
Peter MacKay Wears Gun Shirt From Group That Wa... [Published Huffington Post Canada - 15 hours ago]
Voters cast ballots in runoff [Published Examiner Enterprise - 16 hours ago]
BK says Tim Hortons' deal isn't a tax dodge [Published Retail Wire - 18 hours ago]
Election 2014: Oklahoma Democrats Choose Johnso... [Published Southwest Times Record - 22 hours ago]
Arizona treasurer claims victory in Republican ... [Published Reuters - Aug 27 2014]
Crist continues comeback in Fla. as Democrat [Published Boston Globe - Aug 27 2014]
Connie Johnson sails to be Democratic candidate... [Published NewsOK.com - Aug 27 2014]
Russell, McAffrey win 5th District party runoffs [Published KansasCity.com - Aug 27 2014]
Johnson wins Okla. Senate runoff, to meet Lankford [Published KansasCity.com - Aug 27 2014]
McAffrey runoff held in OKC today [Published Dallas Voice - Aug 27 2014]
Run-Off Election To Decide New Tulsa County Dis... [Published KOTV - Aug 26 2014]
Election Day: What's on the ballot? [Published KJRH-TV - Aug 26 2014]
Primaries feature officer who got Saddam, Democ... [Published WorldNetDaily - Aug 26 2014]
Issa Attacks Labor Department's Elevator Poster... [Published Government Executive - Aug 26 2014]
What to expect with tonight’s primary results [Published MSNBC - Aug 26 2014]
Oklahoma voters head to polls to determine run-... [Published KOKH Oklahoma City FOX 25 - Aug 26 2014]
3 other states head to polls in Florida [Published Capital Bay - Aug 26 2014]
The Primary Primer: 12 Races to Watch in Arizon... [Published ABC News - Aug 26 2014]
Oklahoma voters go to polls Tuesday to set tabl... [Published NewsOK.com - Aug 26 2014]
U.S. Rep. Lankford talks jobs, river funds duri... [Published The City Wire - Aug 26 2014]
Oklahoma candidates work through last-day chores [Published KansasCity.com - Aug 25 2014]
Voters go to polls Tuesday [Published Examiner Enterprise - Aug 25 2014]
Throwback Senators: The Must-Have 2014 Campaign... [Published National Journal - Aug 25 2014]
Election 2014: EOMC, School Bond Issues On Ball... [Published Southwest Times Record - Aug 25 2014]
Lankford visits local Siemens [Bartlesville Exa... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 24 2014]
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GAO: Obama Broke The Law In Bergdahl Release Deal [Published Outside The Beltway | OTB - Aug 23 2014]
It’s been nearly three months since Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was freed from Taliban captivity in a deal that resulted in the release of five Taliban prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay. Nearly from the moment that the release happened, Republicans were ...
Nuclear Regulatory Commission hit by foreign ha... [Published Security Affairs - Aug 20 2014]
Nuclear Regulatory Commission systems were hacked three times in the last three years. According to investigators the bad actors are foreign hackers. U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has been hit by cyber attacks three times during the past ...
Dr. Coburn talks New Markets Tax Credits at Tul... [Published Senator Tom Coburn - YouTube Channel - Aug 18 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ashcO4son4k&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Dr. Coburn talks New Markets Tax Credits at Tulsa, Oklahoma Townhall Banking on the Poor: How Corporate ...
Making sense of Ferguson [Published The Moderate Voice - Aug 18 2014]
We’re on day eight since Michael Brown, 18, was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, MO. Sunday, a former New York forensic examiner reported that Brown had been shot at least six times , twice in the head. “In my capacity as the forensic ...
6 More Crazy Ways the Government Has Spent Our ... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Aug 16 2014]
Many of us don’t mind paying our share of taxes so the government can create or improve things like roads, schools, and public services that have a positive impact on society. However, sometimes, we find that some of these efforts to “improve society” ...
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Don’t Bring a Tank to Pumpkin Fest [Published Slate Magazine - Aug 15 2014]
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