Representative Jim Cooper's Public Statements

Biographical

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: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
Primary Aug. 7, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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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2/25/14 Cooper Reform Bill Passes House 10/31/13 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown 10/16/13 Cooper, Bipartisan Group Support Deal to Avert Default, End Government Shutdown 10/07/13 Letter to The Honorable John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader - Support Clean CR 10/04/13 Letter to Speaker John Boehner, House of Representatives - Clean Continuing Resolution 10/03/13 Cooper Endorses Solution to End Shutdown 10/02/13 Cooper Will Donate Salary to Food Bank During Shutdown 7/15/13 Letter to Commissioner Daniel Werfel, Internal Revenue Service - Questions on Privacy Breaches 5/04/12 The Boston Globe - If Jim Cooper is Right, Fiscal Negotiations are in Danger. Big Danger 2/29/12 Blue Dogs Endorse Cooper's No Budget, No Pay Act 9/09/11 CBS "Early Show - Transcript 7/13/11 Cooper, Myrick Introduce Bipartisan Resolution to End Duplicative Federal Programs 4/14/11 Cooper to Intoduce Bipartisan Tax Recipt Bill 2/10/11 Cooper Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Cut Government Waste 1/31/11 Knoxville News-Sentinel - Editorial: Redistricting Transparency Would Benefit All 6/24/09 Legislative Push Seeks To Ease Partisanship 9/27/08 Cooper IG Reform Bill Passes Congress, Awaits President's Signature 9/25/08 Inspector General Reform Act of 2008 10/04/07 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Assessing the State of Iraqi Corruption 10/03/07 House Passes Cooper Watchdog Reform Bill by Vote of 404-11 10/03/07 Improving Government Accountability Act 10/02/07 Hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Blackwater USA; Private Security Contracting in Iraq & Afghanistan 10/02/07 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Blackwater USA's Iraq Mission 2/08/07 Advanced Fuels Infrastructure Research And Development Act 10/07/04 9/11 Recommendations Implementation Act 1/01/14 Issue Position: Budget and Economy 1/01/14 Issue Position: Government Reform 1/01/11 Issue Position: Government Reform