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Latest Tom Coburn Items
U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn will finish out the current congressional session and then resign from his seat nearly two years before his term is scheduled to end, he said in a statement released late Thursday.
Sen. Tom Coburn has announced he will resign at the end of the current session of Congress, nearly two years before his term is scheduled to end.
Oklahoma US Sen. Tom Coburn to retire after current session, giving up last 2 years in office.
Sen. Tom Coburn, an Oklahoma Republican who has carved out a niche as Congress's top waste-watcher, announced late Thursday that he will leave the Senate at the end of this year — a full two years before his term is up.
Sen. Tom Coburn said he would have a better idea in February if his political career would come to an abrupt halt, due to treatments for recurring prostate cancer.
The government wasted $395 million because many agencies that were supposed to switch to a new, cheaper communication system dubbed Networx did not do so in a timely way and because the General Services Administration kept paying for parts of the old system, an investigative report says.
Federal health officials vowed this week to crack down on illegal immigrants who get Medicare — signaling that one part of the Obama administration believes it has authority to deny taxpayer-funded benefits going to those in the country without authorization.
Sen. Tom Coburn said President Obama has "abandoned truth" during a Tuesday morning appearance on "Fox and Friends."
The government's chief watchdog said Monday that the Homeland Security Department is in danger of another billion-dollar technology boondoggle, adding that the immigration agency's effort to upgrade the database for security checks at the U.S. border already has missed deadlines and appears to be veering off course again.