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Politics & Government
Wed October 30, 2013
Oklahoma senator points to two Michigan national parks as examples of 'wasteful' federal spending
Two Michigan landmarks have been targeted by a Republican senator as prime examples of wasteful federal spending.
Each year, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma) issues a report on what he feels are the most egregious examples of government waste.
This report points to Isle Royale National Park in Lake Superior and Keweenaw National Historical Park in the UP as "wasteful" and not worthy of preservation.
Todd Spangler, Detroit Free Press Washington reporter joined us today to tell us what’s behind Sen. Coburn’s reasoning.
Listen to the full interview above.