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Tom Cole's Public Statements

Full Name: Tom Cole
Office: U.S. House (OK) - District 4, Republican
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, Republican for U.S. House - District 4
Primary June 24, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Ellen; 1 Child: Mason
Birth Date: 04/28/1949
Birth Place: Shreveport, LA
Home City: Moore, OK
Religion: United Methodist
Date Title
Sept. 19, 2013 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript: ACA and Government Shutdown
Sept. 16, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Department of Health and Human Services - Taxpayer Money to Promote Affordable Care Act
Sept. 16, 2013 August Town Hall Takeaways
Sept. 12, 2013 Tulsa World - Rep. Tom Cole: Syria Intervention Not Supported by American People
Sept. 10, 2013 Cole Remembers September 11 Tragedies
Sept. 9, 2013 Military Strike in Syria Not in American Interest
Sept. 5, 2013 Cole Opposes Military Intervention in Syria
Aug. 31, 2013 The New York Times - Obama Seeks Approval by Congress for Strike in Syria
Aug. 30, 2013 Oklahoma Receives Generous HUD Disaster Relief Funding
Aug. 30, 2013 HUD Provides Nearly $37 Million to Help Oklahomans Recover from Powerful Tornadoes
Aug. 30, 2013 An Administration of Scandals
Aug. 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Syria
Aug. 26, 2013 The Growing Cost of Regulations
Aug. 21, 2013 Cole Statement on Chris Lane Murder
Aug. 19, 2013 Home School Students Make Valuable Contributions
Aug. 12, 2013 Congressman Tom Cole's Weekly Column - Obama Touts Recovery that Doesn't Exist
Aug. 7, 2013 Letter to Chairman Dick Durbin and Ranking Member Thad Cochran, Senate Appropriations Committee, Chairman Bill Young and Ranking Member Pete Visclosky, House Appropriations Committee - Employee Furloughs
Aug. 5, 2013 Congressman Tom Cole's Weekly Column - Obamacare Will Fall on Own Sword
Aug. 1, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 367 Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2009, Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act of 2013; Providing for Proceedings During the Period from August 3, 2013, through September 6, 2013; and Providing for Consideration of H.R. 2879, Stop Government Abuse Act
Aug. 1, 2013 Landrieu, Cole Introduce Bill to Help Families Stay Safe during Tornadoes
July 30, 2013 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
July 29, 2013 Congressman Tom Cole's Weekly Column - Defense Appropriations Bill Provides Stability for Military
July 25, 2013 The Oklahoan - Oklahoma Lawmakers Contribute to House Defense Bill
July 24, 2013 Government Executive - House Approves 1.8 Percent Military Pay Raise
July 24, 2013 Amendment Exempts Working Capital Fund Employees from Furloughs
July 24, 2013 Cole Supports Defense Appropriations Act
July 23, 2013 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014
July 22, 2013 Congressman Tom Cole's Weekly Column - Farm Bill Must Reform Nutrition Programs
July 19, 2013 Farm Bill Must Reform Nutrition Programs
July 18, 2013 WORLD Magazine - Lawmakers Spar Over Obamacare
July 18, 2013 Washington Examiner - Obamacare Delay Votes Strengthen House Leadership for Government Funding Fight
July 17, 2013 Obamacare Mandate Delay Must Extend to Individuals
July 17, 2013 Washington Times - GOP Ridicules White House for Using Blog Posts to Announce Major Obamacare Change
July 15, 2013 Pentagon Purchase of Russian Helicopters an Outrage
July 14, 2013 ABC "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" - Transcript: George Zimmerman and the Nuclear Option
July 11, 2013 Cole Praises House Passage of Farm Bill
July 11, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF)
July 10, 2013 Washington Post - It's Open Mic Night for House Republicans on Immigration!
July 10, 2013 Roll Call - GOP Border Security, Health Mandate Concerns Rebuffed by White House
July 10, 2013 The Hill - Boehner Warns House GOP will be Weaker Without Immigration Reform
July 8, 2013 Obamacare's Declining Popularity
July 3, 2013 Obamacare Still Unworkable and Unfair for Americans
June 28, 2013 A Year Later, Affordable Care Act Still Unaffordable
June 27, 2013 White House Establishes Council on Native American Affairs
June 27, 2013 Cole Urge Pediatric Research During Hospital Visit
June 26, 2013 Rep. Engel - Bipartisan Open Fuel Standard Benefits Taxpayers, Bolster National Security
June 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel - Furloughs at FRC East
June 24, 2013 Column - We Must Protect the Investment of Future Generations
June 21, 2013 Cole Statement on Failure of Farm Bill
June 21, 2013 News OK - Oklahoma Reps. Tom Cole, Jim Bridenstine Disagree on Farm Bill
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