Sen. Tom Coburn

An image grab taken from AFP TV shows civilians being evacuated from a shopping mall following an attack by masked gunmen in Nairobi on Sept. 21, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Peter King: Americans Could Be Among Attackers In Kenyan Terrorist Assault

King said any time there is a terrorist attack overseas, “we have to see if there’s any possible connection to the United States.”

09/22/2013

Rep. Peter King/Sen. James Inhofe (credit: king.house.gov / inhofe.senate.gov)

Rep. King Blasts Okla. Lawmaker For ‘Absolute Hypocrisy’ In Voting Against Sandy Aid

“I’m certainly not going to hold the good people of Oklahoma hostage because they may have some hypocrites in their delegation.”

05/22/2013

Teacher, Meat, and the LaGuardia Airport control tower (credits: clipart.com, clipart.com, Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Fact Check Friday: Getting The Truth As The Sequester Takes Effect

Airport control towers closing, teachers laid off, and meat going bad or uninspected. These are the claims, some exaggerated, from both sides about these automatic spending cuts starting Friday with the sequester.

03/01/2013

Sandy's damage in the Mantoloking/Avon-By-The-Sea area is seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Along Parts Of Jersey Shore, Half The Sand Lost To Sandy’s Erosion

We know that our beaches are in bad shape after superstorm Sandy, but now we’re learning just how bad the erosion was, and there are questions about who’s going to fix them.

11/20/2012

Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Governor's Office), Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Gov.'s Flickr Page)

Cuomo, Christie Call On National Park Service To Take Major Role In Managing Sept. 11 Museum

The governors of New York and New Jersey have called on the National Park Service to take a role in funding and managing the National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center site.

06/02/2012

The 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site - New York, NY - Sep 15, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Sen. Tom Coburn Opposes $20 Million In Annual Federal Funding For National September 11 Memorial And Museum

Coburn makes it clear he has no objection to the memorial and museum – just the annual federal funding.

02/02/2012

2 Senators Agree To Sit Together For State Of The Union

The decision by Republican Tom Coburn of Oklahoma and Democrat Chuck Schumer of New York comes amid calls for greater civility in political discourse following the fatal shootings in Tucson.

01/16/2011