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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: 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
April 18, 2011 Cooper, Duncan Introduce CAP Act in House
April 18, 2011 Duncan Proposes Spending Cap
April 14, 2011 Cooper to Intoduce Bipartisan Tax Recipt Bill
April 14, 2011 Cooper to Introduce Bipartisan Tax Receipt Bill
April 14, 2011 Quigley, Platts, Cooper, Schock Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill to Provide Americans a "Tax Receipt'
April 14, 2011 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2012
April 8, 2011 Cooper on Possible Government Shutdown
March 31, 2011 Cooper, Ryan Introduce MedInfo Act
March 31, 2011 Cooper Statement on HASC Hearing on Libya
March 30, 2011 Letter to the Honorable John Boehner, Speaker, House of Representatives
March 15, 2011 Cooper Introduces the Simple Return Act
March 9, 2011 Cooper Discusses Financial Report at Congressional Hearing
Feb. 10, 2011 Cooper Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Cut Government Waste
Feb. 1, 2011 Cooper Invites Area Students to Share Their Hearts with Veterans This Valentine's Day
Jan. 31, 2011 Knoxville News-Sentinel - Editorial: Redistricting Transparency Would Benefit All
Jan. 19, 2011 Cooper to Vote Against Health Care Repeal
Jan. 8, 2011 Cooper Comments on Tragic Shooting Involving Congresswoman Giffords
Jan. 5, 2011 Cooper Marks Opening of 112th Congress
Jan. 4, 2011 Letter To John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives, United States of America
Dec. 1, 2010 Cooper Comments On Fiscal Comission Report
Dec. 1, 2010 Letter to the Honorable Collin Peterson, Chairman, U.S. House of Representatives; and Frank Lucas, Ranking Member, U.S. House of Representatives
Nov. 20, 2010 OP-Ed - Give a Foster Child Reason for Thanks
Nov. 18, 2010 The Boston Globe - Dark Days for a Deficit Fighter
Nov. 15, 2010 Cooper On Earmarks Ban
Nov. 10, 2010 Cooper Comments On Fiscal Commission's Draft Proposal
Oct. 29, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Thomas P. D'Agostino, Adminstrator of National Nuclear Administration, United States Department of Energy
Sept. 30, 2010 Letter to Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense U.S. Department of Defense - Testify
Sept. 29, 2010 Hearing of the Courts and Competition Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee - Courtroom Use: Access to Justice, Effective Judicial Administration, and Courtroom Security
Sept. 23, 2010 Cooper Praises Tax Cuts And Access To Capital For Small Business
July 26, 2010 Cooper Support of Court Appeal Helps Prevent Electric Rate Increases
July 22, 2010 Cooper Testifies at Corps Hearing
July 22, 2010 Op-Ed- Congressional Hearings Seek Facts from Corps
July 18, 2010 Op-Ed: Questions About the Flood of 2010 Still Linger
July 11, 2010 Op-Ed: Corps Forgets Own Lessons From 1975
July 1, 2010 Cooper Praises National Flood Insurance and Home Buyers Tax Credit
July 1, 2010 New Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan Launched
June 25, 2010 Flood Relief Deadlines Extended 30 Days
June 18, 2010 Cooper Blasts Corps Decision on Flood
May 27, 2010 National Emergency Grant to Create 2400 Jobs in Tennessee
May 24, 2010 Cooper Supports Presidential Efforts to Curb Earmarks and Spending
May 17, 2010 Cooper Calls For Federal Investigation
May 11, 2010 Letter To The Honorable Barack Obama, President Of The United States Of America
May 4, 2010 Letter To President Barack Obama
April 23, 2010 Letter To President Dmitry Medvedev, Russion Federation
April 21, 2010 Cooper, Tanner Work To Stop Gerrymandering
April 20, 2010 Cooper And Wolf Weigh In On President's Debt Commission
April 20, 2010 Cooper And Wolf Weigh In On President's Debt Commission
April 15, 2010 Cooper Introduces Simple Return Act
March 23, 2010 Cooper Praises Signing Of Health Care Reform
March 23, 2010 Cooper Praises Signing Of Health Care Reform
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