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  Coburn, Thomas A. "Tom"
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameThomas A. "Tom" Coburn
Address5409 Rolling Oaks Drive
Muskogee, Oklahoma , United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born March 14, 1948
DiedMarch 27, 2020 (72 years)
ContributorWishful Thinking
Last ModifedRBH
Mar 28, 2020 01:37pm
Tags Caucasian - Married - Cancer - Baptist -
InfoRepresentative from Oklahoma; born in Casper, Wyo., March 14, 1948; graduated Central High School; graduated Oklahoma State University, B.S. 1970; graduated Oklahoma State University Medical School, 1983; manufacturing manager, Coburn Opthalmic Division, Coburn Optical Industries, 1970-1978; intern in general surgery, St. Anthony’s Hospital, Oklahoma City, Okla.; family practice residency, University of Arkansas, Fort Smith; physician, Muskogee, Okla.; past chair, Muskogee Regional Medical Center; participant in medical mission trips to Haiti, 1985, and Iraq, 1992; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1995-January 3, 2001); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Seventh Congress.

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JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
05/13/2009-05/17/2009 Public Policy Polling 59.00% ( 0.0) 29.00% ( 0.0) 11.00% ( 0.0)
12/16/2007-12/19/2007 Sooner Poll 58.00% ( 2.0) 22.00% ( 2.0) 20.00% ( 0.0)
01/19/2007-01/21/2007 Sooner Poll 56.00% ( 0.0) 24.00% ( 0.0) 20.00% ( 0.0)
06/09/2006-06/11/2006 Survey USA 53.00% ( 4.0) 38.00% ( 1.0) 9.00% ( 2.0)
01/13/2006-01/15/2006 Survey USA 49.00% ( 7.0) 39.00% ( 5.0) 11.00% ( 2.0)
08/12/2005-08/14/2005 Survey USA 42.00% ( 1.0) 44.00% ( 4.0) 13.00% ( 4.0)
06/10/2005-06/12/2005 Survey USA 43.00% ( 0.0) 40.00% ( 0.0) 17.00% ( 0.0)

BOOKS
Title Purchase Contributor
Breach of Trust: How Washington Turns Outsiders Into Insiders  Purchase Craverguy 

EVENTS
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
May 20, 2013 03:00pm Commentary The Lie Matters: What Did Sen Coburn Know about the Edited Benghazi Email and How Did He Know It  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Nov 14, 2011 09:05pm General Sen. Tom Coburn targets 'welfare for the well-off' in new report  Article COSDem 
May 19, 2011 11:00am News GOP Senator Coburn: Budget deal must include tax increases  Article Craverguy 
Sep 15, 2010 09:00pm News GOP senator says he will hold up food safety bill  Article The Sunset Provision 
Apr 06, 2010 09:00am News A Top GOP Conservative Defends Pelosi, Slams Fox  Article Servo 
Nov 22, 2009 03:00pm Scandal Coburn Denies Role in Negotiating Ensign Affair Payoff  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Sep 21, 2009 01:00pm Idiocy Coburn staffer: Porn makes you gay  Article COSDem 
Jul 09, 2009 11:00am News Coburn knew of Ensign's affair  Article The Sunset Provision 
Jan 14, 2009 02:00pm Amusing Senator to settle BCS bet by serenading his peer  Article Bob Sacamano 
Aug 12, 2008 12:00pm News [Sen. Tom] Coburn's violation: Working as a doc  Article Monsieur 
Jul 28, 2008 06:00pm News Coburn Gets Best Of Reid On 'omnibus' Package  Article RBH 
Jun 26, 2008 12:00pm Proposed Legislation Coburn Omnibus planned for July  Article RP 
Aug 30, 2007 08:00pm Contest Locked, Loaded and Looney  Article RP 
May 30, 2007 12:00pm General Coburn is not running for president  Article Thomas Walker 
Feb 16, 2007 11:00pm News Group claims Coburn broke election law  Article The Sunset Provision 
Feb 06, 2007 09:00pm News Coburn might spurn re-election  Article mtrz 
Apr 17, 2006 04:00pm Opinion Senator expects seven lawmakers to go to jail  Article RP 
Jan 10, 2006 02:00am Speech Coburn: 'The Real Debate Here Is About Roe'  Article off_to_DC 
Dec 12, 2005 02:00pm Commentary Dr. Coburn, I Presume:Why does Barbara Boxer want to stop him from delivering babies?  Article SC Moose 
Nov 06, 2005 11:00pm Blog Entry Coburn: Gays are the biggest threat to freedom and families  Article COSDem 
Oct 19, 2005 03:50pm Proposed Legislation The Coburn Amendment: A Hill to Die On  Article RP 
Jul 08, 2005 11:00pm General Coburn says Schiavo autopsy's inaccurate  Article Thomas Walker 
May 31, 2005 11:00am General The Senator's Guide To Safe Sex  Article RP 
May 06, 2005 03:15pm News Coburn vows to continue medical practice  Article None Entered 
Apr 28, 2005 10:00am Commentary Senate's Dr. Pain  Article Tony82 
Apr 21, 2005 09:00am Commentary Coburn to the Rescue! Stopping a Specter-backed asbestos trust fund  Article Tony82 
Apr 13, 2005 12:00am Commentary Sen. Tom Coburn's Job Shouldn't be a Senate Ethics Violation  Article None Entered 
Apr 06, 2005 02:00pm General Coburn Fighting to Keep Medical Practice  Article RP 
Jan 27, 2005 12:00am Profile Senate Doctors Share Interests, Not Styles  Article None Entered 
Jan 14, 2005 12:00am News Coburn ready to take on Congress -- again  Article None Entered 
Dec 11, 2004 12:00am News Coburn Wants to Keep Delivering Babies  Article None Entered 
Oct 28, 2004 12:00am News Okla. Sen. Candidate's Remark Draws Fire  Article Servo 
Oct 11, 2004 12:00am Speech [Coburn]: Rampant Lesbianism  Article Ripzaw 
Jul 16, 2004 12:00am Profile Coburn different kind of political cat  Article RP 
May 27, 2004 12:00am Commentary Return of the maverick [OK Senate Candidate Coburn]  Article CBlock941 

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