Tom Coburn

U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Rep. Sen. Coburn: Budget Agreement Fails To Address Wasteful Spending

A leading congressional deficit hawk says a bipartisan budget agreement hammered out on Capitol Hill is mostly a patch-work approach that fails to address wasteful spending that is contributing to a ballooning federal debt.


File photo of the NRA's recent convention in Houston. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Senators Discuss Changing Background Checks Bill

Senators backing gun control are discussing ways to revise the defeated Senate background check bill to help win the votes they need to resuscitate the measure.


Republican frontrunner Mitt Romney prepares for a Super Tuesday contest that could define whether he will indeed be the Republican presidential nominee. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Super Tuesday Showdown: Romney-Santorum Big Day

On the eve of their Super Tuesday showdown, Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum strained for an edge in Ohio on Monday and braced for the 10 primaries and caucuses likely to redefine the race for the Republican presidential nomination.