Representative Jim Cooper's Public Statements


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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9/22/11 Hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform - How Obama's Green Energy Agenda is Killing Jobs - Oppositional Statement 9/14/11 Letter to Members of Joint Committee on Deficit Reduction 9/09/11 Cooper Responds to Obama's Jobs Speech 9/09/11 CBS "Early Show - Transcript 9/09/11 The Tennessean - State GOP Lawmakers Slam Obama's Jobs Plan 9/06/11 New York Times - The Last Moderate 8/13/11 WASHINGTON POST OP-ED - A NEW ARLINGTON CEMETERY 8/09/11 Cooper Urdges Speaker to Bring Congress Back to Session 8/01/11 Cooper Votes for Bipartisan Budget Control Act 7/29/11 Letter to Secretary Duncan 7/19/11 Cooper, Wolf Urge House Leadership to Support Gang of Six Bipartisan Debt Plan 7/13/11 Cooper, Myrick Introduce Bipartisan Resolution to End Duplicative Federal Programs 7/07/11 Cooper Statement on Defecit Talks 6/29/11 Cooper Supports U.S. Commitment to Palestinian-Israeli Negotiations 6/29/11 Fixing Congress 6/07/11 Letter to Colleagues 5/19/11 Congressman Dold Joins Bipartisan Effort to Add Up to $1 Trillion to our Economy Without Spending a Single Tax Dollar 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 4/30/11 Letter to President Obama Regarding State of Emergency 4/18/11 Letter to Democratic Leader Pelosi, Democratic Whip Hoyer, Assistant Democratic Leader Clyburn and Democratic Caucus Chair Larson 4/18/11 Cooper, Duncan Introduce CAP Act in House 4/18/11 Duncan Proposes Spending Cap 4/14/11 Cooper to Introduce Bipartisan Tax Receipt Bill 4/14/11 Quigley, Platts, Cooper, Schock Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Provide Americans a "Tax Receipt' 4/14/11 Cooper to Intoduce Bipartisan Tax Recipt Bill 4/14/11 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2012 4/08/11 Cooper on Possible Government Shutdown 3/31/11 Cooper, Ryan Introduce MedInfo Act 3/31/11 Cooper Statement on HASC Hearing on Libya 3/30/11 Letter to the Honorable John Boehner, Speaker, House of Representatives 3/15/11 Cooper Introduces the Simple Return Act 3/09/11 Cooper Discusses Financial Report at Congressional Hearing 2/10/11 Cooper Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Cut Government Waste 2/01/11 Cooper Invites Area Students to Share Their Hearts with Veterans This Valentine's Day 1/31/11 Knoxville News-Sentinel - Editorial: Redistricting Transparency Would Benefit All 1/19/11 Cooper to Vote Against Health Care Repeal 1/08/11 Cooper Comments on Tragic Shooting Involving Congresswoman Giffords 1/05/11 Cooper Marks Opening of 112th Congress 1/04/11 Letter To John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, United States of America 12/01/10 Letter to the Honorable Collin Peterson, Chairman, U.S. House of Representatives; and Frank Lucas, Ranking Member, U.S. House of Representatives 12/01/10 Cooper Comments On Fiscal Comission Report 11/20/10 OP-Ed - Give a Foster Child Reason for Thanks 11/18/10 The Boston Globe - Dark Days for a Deficit Fighter 11/15/10 Cooper On Earmarks Ban 11/10/10 Cooper Comments On Fiscal Commission's Draft Proposal 10/29/10 Letter To The Honorable Thomas P. D'Agostino, Adminstrator of National Nuclear Administration, United States Department of Energy 9/30/10 Letter to The Honorable Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense U.S. Department of Defense 9/29/10 Hearing of the Courts and Competition Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee - Courtroom Use: Access to Justice, Effective Judicial Administration, and Courtroom Security 9/23/10 Cooper Praises Tax Cuts And Access To Capital For Small Business