December 22, 2010 According to New York's Daily News: "To win GOP support, the proposal was trimmed down to 5 years at $4.3 billion."
Sen. Tom Coburn, R-OK.
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December 21, 2010 The $6.2 billion measure aims to pay the health care costs of police officers, firefighters and others who became ill from working at ground zero. Coburn wants it to be paid for with cuts in other spending, not a fee on some imports.
December 2, 2010 Senators Tom Coburn of Oklahoma and Mike Crapo of Idaho said they will vote for the deficit plan. The plan still appears to lack the 14 votes needed to forward it on to the Senate for a vote. But it now should be harder to ignore.
August 3, 2010 Sens. McCain and Coburn release their latest list of what they consider wasteful stimulus projects.
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