All statements involving Tom Coburn

"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."

There are "10 or 20 deaths a year from foodborne illness" in the United States.

"The American people will be appalled to learn the health care bill exempts (congressional) leadership and committee staff."

"Medicare has at least $80 billion worth of fraud a year. That's a full 20 percent of every dollar that's spent on Medicare goes to fraud."

"Under the Obama plan . . . all the health care in this country is eventually going to be run by the government."

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