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November 6, 2009

Senator Coburn Identified as the Senator Holding up Veterans Legislation

Well,looks like the lone Senator holding up the much needed veterans bill has been identified.

Full Article at: Coburn named as senator holding up vets bill

By Rick Maze – Staff writer

“Thirteen major military and veterans groups have joined forces to try to force one senator — Republican Tom Coburn of Oklahoma — to release a hold that he has placed on a major veterans benefits bill.

Coburn has been identified by Senate aides as the lawmaker preventing consideration of S 1963, the Veterans’ Caregiver and Omnibus Health Benefits Act of 2009, by using an informal but legal practice of putting a hold on a bill.”

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