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: 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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Issue Position: Eliminating Corporate Handouts 6/17/14 Cooper Bill Ensures Equality in Medical Research 6/17/14 Letter to Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health - Make Demographic Data Public for All Clinical Trials 6/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States- Create Blue Ribbon Commission to Investigate Care Delivery at Department of Veterans Affairs 5/27/14 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - VA Audit Concerns 5/22/14 House Passes Bill to Bring Accountability to VA 4/04/14 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health 7/10/13 Cooper Co-Sponsors Legislation to Improve Health of Military Exposed to Toxic Chemicals 11/01/11 Letter to Speaker Boehner 1/19/11 Cooper to Vote Against Health Care Repeal 7/01/10 New Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan Launched 3/23/10 Cooper Praises Signing Of Health Care Reform 3/23/10 Cooper Praises Signing Of Health Care Reform 3/22/10 Cooper Votes For Greater Cost Savings 3/21/10 Cooper's Floor Statement On Health Reform 3/21/10 Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010 3/21/10 Cooper Will Vote Yes On Health Care Bill 3/18/10 Cooper Votes Against Procedural Maneuvering 3/18/10 Announcement By The Speaker Pro Tempore 2/28/10 Op-Ed: Only Winner Is Public That Got To See Process 2/25/10 Cooper Makes Remarks At White House Health Summit 2/23/10 Cooper Attends White House Bipartisan Meeting On Health Reform 11/07/09 Cooper Statement On House Health Care Bill 8/17/09 MSNBC "Hardball With Chris Matthews" - Transcript 7/26/09 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript 6/23/09 Members Of Congress Call For Bipartisan Health Care Reform 6/18/09 Press Conference With Rep. Jim Cooper; Rep. Mike Castle; Rep. Parker Griffith; Rep. Jo Ann Emerson - The Need For Bipartisan Consensus On Health Care Reform 6/15/09 Op-Ed: Curing Medicine's Problems 6/10/09 An Interview With Jim Cooper 5/29/09 Cooper Teams With Rockefeller On Groundbreaking Health Reform Legislation 5/13/09 Hearing Of The House Armed Services Committee - Department Of Defense Budget Request For Fiscal Year 2010 3/05/09 Healthy Americans Act Will Save Billions in Health Care Costs 7/09/08 Cooper Introduces Landmark Health Care Reform Legislation 3/10/08 Democrats Differ on Health Care 2/29/08 Editorial: President's Medicare Plan Still Looks Like Weak Remedy 10/02/07 Children's Health Insurance Program 7/18/07 Department Of Labor, Health And Human Services, And Education, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008 2/07/07 Gordon Introduces Bill To Improve ER Access And Care 9/29/06 Recognizing Vanderbilt University School Of Nursing And Godchaux Hall 3/07/06 Blue Dog Coalition 7/26/05 Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2005 7/26/04 Letter to Julie Louise Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H. Regarding Office of Minority Health 6/25/04 Remembering Dr. J.W. Remke, Jr., Generous and Dedicated Commmunity Leader 5/14/04 A Tribute To Eva Cooper 3/02/04 Congratualting Ms. Dixie Taylor-Huff Upon Her Reciept of the ACHA Joe Warner Patient Advocacy Award 8/18/14 Issue Position: Healthcare 1/01/14 Issue Position: Defense/Veterans 1/01/12 Issue Position: Health Care 1/01/11 Issue Position: Health Care 1/01/11 Issue Position: Affordable Care Act- Health Reform