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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: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 4
General Nov. 4, 2014
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
Oct. 14, 2013 Half of a Good Idea
Oct. 14, 2013 Cole Supports Funding Bill to Benefit Indian Country
Oct. 12, 2013 Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, and Indian Health Service Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
Oct. 10, 2013 Moving in the Right Direction
Oct. 10, 2013 CNN "Piers Morgan Live" - Transcript: ACA and Government Shutdown
Oct. 7, 2013 Weekly Column: We Have to Talk to Each Other
Oct. 6, 2013 The Norman Transcript - Shutdown is Not the Solution
Oct. 5, 2013 Cole Votes to Protect Federal Workers
Oct. 4, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.J. Res. 75, Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Continuing Appropriations Resolutions, 2014; Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules; Waiving Requirement of Clause 6(a) of Rule XIII with Respect to Consideration for Certain Resolutions; and for Other Purproses
Oct. 3, 2013 House Members Call on DOD to Lift Unnecessary Furloughs
Oct. 2, 2013 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of Defense, Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Comply with the "Pay Our Military Act"
Oct. 1, 2013 Cole Statement on Government Shutdown
Oct. 1, 2013 Americans for Prosperity: Federal Taxpayer Protection Pledge
Sept. 30, 2013 Weekly Column: Oklahoma Communities Cannot be Broken
Sept. 20, 2013 Cole Votes for CR that Defunds Obamacare
Sept. 19, 2013 CNN "Erin Burnett Outfront" - Transcript: ACA and Government Shutdown
Sept. 19, 2013 Providing for Consideration of H.J. Res. 59, Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014
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 Landrieu, Cole Introduce Bill to Help Families Stay Safe during Tornadoes
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
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 Cole Supports Defense Appropriations Act
July 24, 2013 Amendment Exempts Working Capital Fund Employees from Furloughs
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 Washington Times - GOP Ridicules White House for Using Blog Posts to Announce Major Obamacare Change
July 17, 2013 Obamacare Mandate Delay Must Extend to Individuals
July 15, 2013 Pentagon Purchase of Russian Helicopters an Outrage
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