Sen. Tom Coburn drops out of ‘Gang of Six’ talks on federal deficit

Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn says the Gang of Six has been unable to bridge the gap, but he still hopes for a bipartisan package to reduce long-term federal budget deficits.

BY CHRIS CASTEEL Published: May 18, 2011
WASHINGTON — Sen. Tom Coburn on Tuesday dropped out of the closely watched “Gang of Six” talks aimed at producing a bipartisan plan for reducing long-term deficits.
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