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Senate's 'Dr. No,' Tom Coburn, leaves mark as tireless budget hawk

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A 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. The 65-year-old's announcement late Thursday that he is stepping down from his seat at the...

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