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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5/21/13 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Tennessee Senators, Representatives Ask for Details on Administration Medicare Policy that Violates Tennessee Law and Harms Tennessee Businesses 5/21/13 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Details on Administration Medicare Policy 4/19/13 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 3/08/12 Schrader, Blue Dogs Build on Bipartisan Efforts to Streamline Government 12/20/11 Cooper Statement on House's Failure to Pass Payroll Tax Cut Extension 9/09/11 The Tennessean - State GOP Lawmakers Slam Obama's Jobs Plan 4/14/11 Quigley, Platts, Cooper, Schock Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Provide Americans a "Tax Receipt' 3/31/11 Cooper, Ryan Introduce MedInfo Act 2/26/10 Cooper Says U.S. Financial Report Demands Urgent Action From Congress 6/10/09 An Interview With Jim Cooper 4/01/08 Cooper Discusses Real Financial Report of U.S. With Wall Street Journal Editorial Page 2/15/08 Budget Should Reflect Reality of the Times 12/13/07 Hearing of the House Budget Committee - Congressional Budget Office's Long-Term Budget Outlook 10/30/07 Blue Dog Coalition 10/23/07 Cooper, Wolf Write Presidential Candidates Urging Support for SAFE Commission 9/26/07 Cooper, Wolf Introduce Bills Requiring Congress to Tackle Long-Term Fiscal Crisis 2/11/07 Happy Talk In Bush's Budget 2/06/07 Blue Dog Coalition 9/19/06 Get Real About Budgeting Before It's Too Late 7/18/06 Blue Dog Coalition 7/06/06 Which Way Will Paulson Lean on this Core Issue 5/02/06 Blue Dog Coalition 5/01/06 The Financial Times Editorial - A Truer Measure of America's Ballooning Deficit 4/25/06 Debt and the Deficit 2/01/06 Relating to Consideration of S. 1932, Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 6/21/05 The Budget Deficit 5/04/05 Deficit and Debt Crisis 4/27/05 The Budget 3/25/05 A Tale of Creditors and Drunken Sailors 3/15/05 The Missing-In-Action President 2/09/05 Hearing of House Committee on the Budget House of Representatives - Social Security: Defining the Problem 2/09/05 Hearing of the House Budget Committee: Social Security 2/08/05 Hearing of House Committee on the Budget: The President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2006 4/28/04 Congratulating The Donaelson Senior Center For Its First Place Award in the 2004 Older Americans Month National Photography Contest 3/26/04 Letter members of the Blue Dog Coalition wrote to the President 1/01/14 Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Cutting Government Red Tape