01/17/2014 5:51amSen. Tom Coburn has announced he will resign at the end of the current session of Congress, nearly two years before his term is scheduled to end.
01/17/2014 3:37pmAfter last fall's tumultuous, bitterly partisan debt ceiling and government shutdown fights, a sense of fiscal fatigue seems to be setting in among many Washington policymakers as President Barack Obama prepares for his fifth State of the Union address later this month.
01/17/2014 3:43pmA political maverick nicknamed "Dr. No" for his favorite vote, U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn was more than a bomb-thrower during his decade in the U.S. Senate _ he also earned a reputation as a statesman willing to reach across the aisle to come up with solutions to the nation's budget woes.
01/17/2014 4:46pmTalk about words more costly than gold.