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Jim Cooper's Public Statements

Full Name: Jim Cooper
Office: U.S. House (TN) - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Martha; 3 Children: Mary, Jamie, Hayes
Birth Date: 06/19/1954
Birth Place: Nashville, TN
Home City: Nashville, TN
Religion: Episcopalian
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Date Title
Issue Position: Eliminating Corporate Handouts
Issue Position: Demanding Open, Accountable Government for ALL Citizens
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Dave Camp, Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means, and Sander Levin, Ranking Member of the Committee on Ways and Means - State and Local Sales Tax Deduction Extension
May 14, 2013 Letter to the President - Blue Dogs to President Obama: Investigate IRS
April 30, 2013 Nashville City Paper - Cooper and Durbin Talk Immigration and Sales Tax
April 10, 2013 Lankford, Cooper Take Steps to Eliminate Federal Government Duplication
April 10, 2013 In a Hole? Stop Digging.
May 4, 2012 The Boston Globe - If Jim Cooper is Right, Fiscal Negotiations are in Danger. Big Danger
Feb. 17, 2012 Cooper Statement on Payroll Tax Extension
Dec. 20, 2011 Cooper Statement on House's Failure to Pass Payroll Tax Cut Extension
Dec. 19, 2011 Congressmen Jim Cooper and Jeff Flake Introduce Earmark Elimination Act of 2011
Nov. 3, 2011 Cooper Co-Sponsors Bill to Simplify Taxes for Songwriters, Publishers
Sept. 9, 2011 The Tennessean - State GOP Lawmakers Slam Obama's Jobs Plan
May 19, 2011 Congressman Dold Joins Bipartisan Effort to Add Up to $1 Trillion to our Economy Without Spending a Single Tax Dollar
April 14, 2011 Cooper to Introduce Bipartisan Tax Receipt Bill
April 14, 2011 Quigley, Platts, Cooper, Schock Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Provide Americans a "Tax Receipt'
March 15, 2011 Cooper Introduces the Simple Return Act
Sept. 23, 2010 Cooper Praises Tax Cuts And Access To Capital For Small Business
July 1, 2010 Cooper Praises National Flood Insurance and Home Buyers Tax Credit
April 15, 2010 Cooper Introduces Simple Return Act
Feb. 11, 2007 Happy Talk In Bush's Budget
Sept. 27, 2006 Letter to Majority Leader Frist, Speaker Hastert, Minority Leader Reid and Minority Leader Pelosi
Feb. 17, 2005 Americans Need Help Saving
Feb. 1, 2005 Cooper Calls on IRS to Help Americans Save
Feb. 1, 2005 E-Newsletter: February 2005
June 17, 2004 Amendments
May 5, 2004 Middle-Class Alternative Minimum Tax Relief Act of 2004
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Music and Entertainment
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