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Dr. Coburn’s Statement on New GAO Duplication Report

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April 8, 2014
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, M.D. (R-OK) released the following statement today regarding the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) fourth annual report detailing unnecessary duplication in more