The top 10 government ‘boondoggles’

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The GOP’s Tom Coburn of Oklahoma — aka the Senate’s Dr. No — has become famous for his “annual wastebook,” which points out what he calls needless government spending.

He’s been fighting cancer and recently announced plans to leave the Senate. So in something of a swan song, he’s written an account for Politico of the top 10 most wasteful government programs he came across while in office.

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