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Jim Cooper's Public Statements on Issue: Senior Citizens

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: Cutting Government Red Tape
May 21, 2013 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
May 21, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Details on Administration Medicare Policy
April 19, 2013 Letter to Marilyn Tavenner, Acting Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
March 8, 2012 Schrader, Blue Dogs Build on Bipartisan Efforts to Streamline Government
Dec. 20, 2011 Cooper Statement on House's Failure to Pass Payroll Tax Cut Extension
Sept. 9, 2011 The Tennessean - State GOP Lawmakers Slam Obama's Jobs Plan
April 14, 2011 Quigley, Platts, Cooper, Schock Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Provide Americans a "Tax Receipt'
March 31, 2011 Cooper, Ryan Introduce MedInfo Act
Feb. 26, 2010 Cooper Says U.S. Financial Report Demands Urgent Action From Congress
June 10, 2009 An Interview With Jim Cooper
April 1, 2008 Cooper Discusses Real Financial Report of U.S. With Wall Street Journal Editorial Page
Feb. 15, 2008 Budget Should Reflect Reality of the Times
Dec. 13, 2007 Hearing of the House Budget Committee - Congressional Budget Office's Long-Term Budget Outlook
Oct. 30, 2007 Blue Dog Coalition
Oct. 23, 2007 Cooper, Wolf Write Presidential Candidates Urging Support for SAFE Commission
Sept. 26, 2007 Cooper, Wolf Introduce Bills Requiring Congress to Tackle Long-Term Fiscal Crisis
Feb. 11, 2007 Happy Talk In Bush's Budget
Feb. 6, 2007 Blue Dog Coalition
Sept. 19, 2006 Get Real About Budgeting Before It's Too Late
July 18, 2006 Blue Dog Coalition
July 6, 2006 Which Way Will Paulson Lean on this Core Issue
May 2, 2006 Blue Dog Coalition
May 1, 2006 The Financial Times Editorial - A Truer Measure of America's Ballooning Deficit
April 25, 2006 Debt and the Deficit
Feb. 1, 2006 Relating to Consideration of S. 1932, Deficit Reduction Act of 2005
June 21, 2005 The Budget Deficit
May 4, 2005 Deficit and Debt Crisis
April 27, 2005 The Budget
March 25, 2005 A Tale of Creditors and Drunken Sailors
March 15, 2005 The Missing-In-Action President
Feb. 9, 2005 Hearing of House Committee on the Budget House of Representatives - Social Security: Defining the Problem
Feb. 9, 2005 Hearing of the House Budget Committee: Social Security
Feb. 8, 2005 Hearing of House Committee on the Budget: The President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2006
April 28, 2004 Congratulating The Donaelson Senior Center For Its First Place Award in the 2004 Older Americans Month National Photography Contest
March 26, 2004 Letter members of the Blue Dog Coalition wrote to the President
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Health Care
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