or Login to see your representatives.

Access Candidates' and Representatives' Biographies, Voting Records, Interest Group Ratings, Issue Positions, Public Statements, and Campaign Finances

Simply enter your zip code above to get to all of your candidates and representatives, or enter a name. Then, just click on the person you are interested in, and you can navigate to the categories of information we track for them.

Public Statements

Steve Cohen's Public Statements

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
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 05/24/1949
Birth Place: Memphis, TN
Home City: Memphis, TN
Religion: Jewish
Date Title
May 16, 2014 Cohen Awarded with "A" Grade for Votes Supporting Memphis Families and Workers' Rights
May 12, 2014 Cohen Highlights Work to Help Secure $10 Million for The MED
May 9, 2014 Cohen Introduces Bill to Reduce Infant Mortality Rates
May 8, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - Regarding Fair Housing
May 8, 2014 Cohen Introduces Bills to Spur Development of Memphis Aerotropolis
May 8, 2014 Cohen Announces $1 Million for Memphis-based Small Business
May 8, 2014 Cohen Introduces Bills to Spur Development of Memphis Aerotropolis
May 7, 2014 Cohen, McDermott Introduce Bill to Help Struggling Families Keep Their Homes
May 7, 2014 Bipartisan Cohen-Lummis Bill to Increase Government Transparency Passes House
May 6, 2014 Open Book on Equal Access to Justice Act
May 6, 2014 Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification Act
May 6, 2014 Cohen, Cardin, Blumenthal, Murphy, Flake Welcome Members of Pussy Riot to the Capitol
May 1, 2014 Congressman Cohen Introduces Bill to Help Reformed Ex-Offenders Re-Enter Workforce
April 30, 2014 Following Republican Obstruction in Senate, Cohen Renews Call for Speaker Boehner to Give Americans A Raise
April 30, 2014 Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
April 30, 2014 Cohen-recommended District Court Nominee Sheri Lipman Confirmed by U.S. Senate
April 29, 2014 Cohen Announces More Than $5 Million for HIV and AIDS Treatment in Shelby County
April 22, 2014 Cohen Statement on Supreme Court's Affirmative Action Decision
April 21, 2014 Cohen Applauds Obama Administration's Newly-Expanded Criteria for Executive Clemency
April 18, 2014 Cohen Awarded with Highest Grade for a Tennessee Lawmaker for His Efforts to Promote International Cooperation
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
April 17, 2014 Cohen Statement on Affordable Care Act Marketplace Enrollment Reaching 8 Million Americans
April 16, 2014 New Cohen Bill Would Spur Economic Growth and Job Creation in Economically Distressed Areas
April 15, 2014 Cohen Announces More Than $4.3 Million in Funding to Help End Homelessness in Memphis
April 12, 2014 Cohen's "Building a Healthier Memphis" Series Continues with Diabetes Reduction Event
April 11, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of the Department of State, and Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Department of the Treasury - Sanction Russia's State Arms Dealer
April 11, 2014 Cohen: President Obama Issues Major Disaster Declaration for State of Tennessee
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 10, 2014 Cohen Introduces Bill to Protect Consumers from Fraudsters Like Mo' Money
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Approve Federal Disaster Relief for Shelby County
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 9, 2014 At Helsinki Commission, Congressman Cohen Urges Peaceful De-escalation in Ukraine
April 8, 2014 Cohen Presses Attorney General Holder to Protect Shelby County Voters
April 8, 2014 Cohen Calls on Speaker Boehner to Let House Vote on Bipartisan Emergency Unemployment Insurance Extension
April 8, 2014 Remembering the Rwandan Genocide
April 8, 2014 National Civil Rights Museum
April 4, 2014 Honoring the Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's Assassination
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 4, 2014 Letter to Ander Crenshaw, Chairman and Jose Serrano, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Financial Services of the Committee on Appropriations - Sufficient Funding for the Small Business Export Trade Promotion Program
April 3, 2014 Cohen Supports Memphian's Cultural and Economic Exchange Initiative With South Africa
April 3, 2014 Cohen Receives Humane Champion Award For His Work to Protect Animals
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
April 2, 2014 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2575, Save American Workers Act of 2014
April 2, 2014 Cohen Statement on Supreme Court's McCutcheon Ruling
April 2, 2014 Cohen Reminds Memphians Not To Miss Out on Unclaimed Tax Refunds and Credits They Deserve
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
April 1, 2014 Cohen Statement on Paul Ryan's 2015 Republican Budget Proposal
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
Back to top