Representative Jim Cooper's Public Statements

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Full Name: Jim Cooper
Current Office: U.S. House - District 5, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/2002
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Announced, 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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3/26/14 Letter to Darrell Issa, Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - End Baseless Benghazi Claims and Focus on Reform 3/12/14 Cooper Renews Call for Defense Flexibility 8/01/13 Cooper, Ryan Introduce Defense Flexibility Act 6/19/13 Cooper Statement on Nuclear Security Announcement 6/12/13 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 3/15/13 Cooper Pushes to Preserve Stature of Purple Heart, Bronze Star Medals 3/04/13 Letter to Secretary Hagel - On the Ranking of the Distinguished Warfare Medal 6/22/12 MSNBC - "Daily Rundown" - Transcript 11/01/11 CNN "American Morning" - Transcript 5/11/11 Democrats Fight to Support National Guard and Reserve Equipment Needs, Slash Wasteful Spending 5/02/11 Statement on Death of Osama bin Laden 3/31/11 Cooper Statement on HASC Hearing on Libya 9/30/10 Letter to The Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense U.S. Department of Defense 7/18/10 Op-Ed: Questions About the Flood of 2010 Still Linger 7/23/09 Op-Ed: Obama Plan Offers Long-Term Success 6/07/09 Politico Op-Ed: Joint Purchasing Puts The Nation First 5/13/09 Hearing Of The House Armed Services Committee - Department Of Defense Budget Request For Fiscal Year 2010 5/22/08 Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 5/22/08 Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 2/06/08 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - The Defense Department's Fiscal Year 2009 Budget 1/09/08 U.S. Must Make Effort to Understand Conflict 12/13/07 Hearing of the House Budget Committee - Congressional Budget Office's Long-Term Budget Outlook 10/04/07 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Assessing the State of Iraqi Corruption 2/14/07 Cooper Says American Troops Deserve A Better Strategy In Iraq 2/13/07 Iraq War Resolution 2/08/07 Advanced Fuels Infrastructure Research And Development Act 12/07/06 Iraq Study Group Report 6/15/06 Message from the Senate 6/14/06 Letter to Chairman Hunter 6/14/06 The Iraqi War Debate 6/13/06 Crossroads in Iraq 2/15/06 Ford, Cooper, Davis, Gordon and Tanner urge House leaders to move legislation calling on Bush Administration to consult with Governors and Congress on 12/18/05 Waiving Points of Order Against Conference Report on H.R. 2863, Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2006 12/16/05 Cardoza, Democrats Outline Principles for Success in Iraq 12/09/05 Harman Urges Adoption of Anti-Torture Provision 10/27/05 Disapproving the Recommendations of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission 3/15/05 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act for Defense, the Global War on Terror, and Tsunami Relief, 2005 10/06/04 National Public Radio - Talk of the Nation - Charles Duelfer's Report on Weapons of Mass Distruction in Iraq - Transcript 7/21/04 Hearing of the Tactical Air and Land Forces Subcom. of the House Armed Services Com. on Small Business Innovation and Technology - Transcript 5/21/04 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - Transcript 5/19/04 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4200, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005 5/19/04 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005 3/31/04 Hearing of the Subcom. On Total Force of the House Committee on Armed Services on Reserve Component Transformation and Relieving Stress - Transcript 3/02/04 Honoring the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assaut) on its Return From Operation Iraqi Freedom 2/25/04 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee Budget Request for the Army 2/11/04 True Cost of War to be Hidden Until After Elections 1/01/14 Issue Position: National Security 1/01/12 Issue Position: Defense Issue Position: Supporting Our Troops and Veterans