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Saturday, December 17, 2005

PORKBUSTERS UPDATE: Sen. Tom Coburn on C-SPAN


Sen. Tom Coburn spoke Friday before the Conservative Women's Network Luncheon at The Heritage Foundation, which co-hosts the event with the Clare Boot Luce Policy Institute. The speech will be re-broadcast tomorrow. Here are the details from the C-SPAN Book TV program note:

On Sunday, December 18 at 12:40 am and at 9:00 am

Breach of Trust: How Washington Turns Outsiders Into Insiders
Sen. Tom Coburn, R-OK

Description: In "Breach of Trust," Sen. Tom Coburn discusses his disdain for career politicians. The author wrote the book in 2003 after he left the House of Representatives in 2001 but before his return to politics as the Republican Senator of Oklahoma in 2004.

Senator Coburn stresses the importance of being as effective as possible in as short an amount of time as possible. The book also covers how some politicians are more concerned with personal perks and power as opposed to government reform. This event was hosted by the Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC.

Author Bio: Tom Coburn (R-OK) was elected to the U.S. Senate November 2, 2004. He is a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee and Indian Affairs Committee. Dr. Coburn represented Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1995-2001. Sen. Tom Coburn is a practicing physician who has delivered almost 4,000 babies.

Publisher: Nelson Current PO Box 141000 Nashville, TN 37214