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Tom Coburn Debt Ceiling

Republican Crazy Talk About the Debt Ceiling

Robert Reich | Posted 12.08.2013 | Politics
Robert Reich

If we get to October 17 and the Republicans are still holding the nation hostage, the president has only one option.

Tom Coburn: 'There's No Such Thing As A Debt Ceiling'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) said Monday there was "no such thing" as the debt ceiling. If it is not raised, he added, the United States will not default...

GOP Senator Talks 'Wonderful Experiment' Of Not Raising Debt Ceiling

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) claimed Tuesday that a Republican-led refusal to raise the debt ceiling could be a "wonderful experiment" in forcing the gov...

GOP Senator: 'Good Thing I Can't Pack A Gun On The Senate Floor'

Posted 10.18.2011 | Politics

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) blasted Congress for America's financial troubles and predicted that the debt ceiling agreement would unravel this fall, cal...

Self-Exiled Gang Of Six Member Back On The Radar

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 09.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Sen. Tom Coburn said Wednesday that he may rejoin the so-called Gang of Six, the bipartisan band of senators seeking to reach agree...

Tom Coburn Was Debt Ceiling Deal Linchpin

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Maybe it was all a pipe dream – the idea that a "Gang of Six" from across the Senate's ideological spectrum could solve the n...