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We called Senator Coburn's Washington office to find out his annual operating budget. His assistant revealed that Coburn's office has an estimated annual budget of $3 million, and that none of that recurrent funding has led to a cure for cancer.

Context here.

By Ezra Klein  | October 11, 2010; 12:23 PM ET
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To be fair, Coburn is not tasked with finding a cure for cancer ; )

Posted by: JakeD2 | October 11, 2010 2:25 PM | Report abuse

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