Tom Coburn's file:
Coburn

Republican from Oklahoma

Tom Coburn is the U.S. Senator from Oklahoma and a physician.

Recent statements involving Tom Coburn

The death penalty "is a deterrent that does affect and impact people."

"Oregon is spending $10 million advertising Obamacare with ads that don’t even mention the program and how to enroll in it" and that don’t "mention the word ‘insurance.’"

"In 2010, everybody said you can't dare let guns go into the national parks, and of course the rapes, murders, robberies and assaults are down about 85 percent since we did that."

"The government's twice the size it was 10 years ago. It's 30 percent bigger than it was when (Barack) Obama became president."

"One in 19 Americans today get SSDI or SSI. That's one in 19 Americans (who) are disabled."

Recent stories featuring Tom Coburn

Looking back at trues and falses in debt ceiling debate:

The debt ceiling debate appears to be slouching toward a conclusion -- at least for now. We look back at some of the fact-checks that PolitiFact and its state affiliates have done on the issue.

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