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Jim Cooper's Public Statements

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: 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
Date Title
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Budget and Economy
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Children and Family
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Civil Rights and Equality
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Energy and Environment
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Government Reform
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Health Care
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Music and Entertainment
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Music and Intellectual Property
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Defense
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Budget
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Economy and Jobs
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Health Care
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Energy and Environment
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Earmark Reform
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Affordable Care Act- Health Reform
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Government Reform
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Children & Families
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Budget & Economy
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Children and Families
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Music & Entertainment
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: National Security
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Budget and the Economy
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Energy and Environment
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Health Care
Jan. 1, 2011 Issue Position: Music and Entertainment
Issue Position: Fighting Runaway Government Spending
Issue Position: Protecting the Environment
Issue Position: Eliminating Corporate Handouts
Issue Position: Helping Grow Jobs and Supporting Small Business
Issue Position: Demanding Open, Accountable Government for ALL Citizens
Issue Position: Earmark Reform
Issue Position: Cutting Government Red Tape
Issue Position: Supporting Our Troops and Veterans
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