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Steve Cohen's Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

Full Name: Stephen 'Steve' Ira Cohen
Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 9, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 05/24/1949
Birth Place: Memphis, TN
Home City: Memphis, TN
Religion: Jewish
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Date Title
July 2, 2014 Congressman Cohen Marks 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act
May 22, 2014 Letter to Viktor Orban, Prime Minister of Hungary - Concern Over Nazi Occupation Monument in Hungary
May 19, 2014 Monuments Men Recognition Act of 2013
May 6, 2014 Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification Act
April 4, 2014 Honoring the Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's Assassination
Feb. 12, 2014 Tennessee Members Demand FAA Action
Jan. 31, 2014 Cohen Statement Commemorating Black History Month
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Nov. 22, 2013 Cohen Commemorates 50th Anniversary of the Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
Nov. 21, 2013 Inspiring a Sense of Idealism, Spirit of Public Service in the American People
Oct. 1, 2013 Government Shutdown
Sept. 28, 2013 E-Newsletter: Government by Hostage-Taking?
Sept. 25, 2013 In Support of the Delta Queen
Aug. 30, 2013 E-Newsletter: The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
Aug. 9, 2013 Newsletter - A Busy Week in Memphis
Aug. 6, 2013 On 48th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act, Cohen Calls on Congress to Address Supreme Court Ruling
Aug. 2, 2013 Newsletter - Remembering Speak Pro Tempore Emeritus Lois DeBerry
July 31, 2013 Cohen Congratulates the City of Memphis on Being Named One of the Top 20 Travel Destinations in the World
July 26, 2013 Newsletter - Cutting the Deficit and Reducing the Risk of Waste and Fraud
July 25, 2013 Anniversary of Apology for Slavery and Jim Crow Laws
July 20, 2013 Newsletter - This Week on Capitol Hill
June 14, 2013 Newsletter - Supporting Our Veterans
April 24, 2013 Cohen Announces $2 Million in New Federal Funds for Renovation of National Civil Rights Museum
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Endowment for the Humanities Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson - National Endowment for the Arts Funding
April 11, 2013 Bipartisan Group of Representatives to End Horse Soring
Jan. 21, 2013 Cohen Honors the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Sept. 14, 2012 Remembering 9/11
Aug. 31, 2012 Cohen Observes Labor Day
July 25, 2012 Cohen Announces $352K for National Civil Rights Museum
July 3, 2012 Cohen Celebrates Fourth of July
April 27, 2012 The Holocaust
April 19, 2012 The Holocaust
March 5, 2012 Advertisers Play a Role in Politics
March 1, 2012 Directing Office of Historians to Compile Oral Histories from Members Involved in Alabama Civil Rights Marches
Feb. 2, 2012 Cohen Statement on Black History Month
Jan. 13, 2012 Congressman Cohen Honors the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Dec. 15, 2011 Barton and Cohen Announce New Congressional Collegiate Sports Caucus
Dec. 15, 2011 Bill of Rights Day
Nov. 2, 2011 Cohen Announces Smithsonian's 'The Way We Worked' Exhibition Tour in Orange Mound
Oct. 14, 2011 Dedication of the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
Sept. 13, 2011 Cohen Statement on Gibson Guitar Investigation
Sept. 9, 2011 Cohen Statement on the 10th Anniversary of the September 11th Terrorist Attacks
Aug. 17, 2011 National Journal - Rep. Steve Cohen on MLK: 'I Think About Dr. King Every Day'
July 19, 2011 The Fundamental Right to Vote
July 1, 2011 Cohen Observes Fourth of July
Feb. 1, 2011 Cohen Celebrates Black History Month
Jan. 14, 2011 Cohen Statement Recognizing Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Dec. 22, 2010 Celebrating the 111th Congress
Nov. 10, 2010 Cohen Applauds FBI for Breaking Up Fraud Ring at Holocaust Fund
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