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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
March 22, 2010 Cooper Votes For Greater Cost Savings
March 21, 2010 Senate Amendments To H.R. 3590, Service Members Home Ownership Tax Act Of 2009, And H.R. 4872, Health Care And Education Reconciliation Act Of 2010
March 21, 2010 Cooper's Floor Statement On Health Reform
March 21, 2010 Cooper Will Vote Yes On Health Care Bill
March 20, 2010 House Will Not Use "Deem And Pass" Strategy
March 18, 2010 Cooper Votes Against Procedural Maneuvering
March 18, 2010 Announcement By The Speaker Pro Tempore
March 15, 2010 Cooper, Quigley Champion Restoring Financial Sustainability To The Budget
March 10, 2010 Cooper Praises Appropriations Committee For Banning For-profit Earmarks
Feb. 28, 2010 Op-Ed: Only Winner Is Public That Got To See Process
Feb. 26, 2010 Cooper Says U.S. Financial Report Demands Urgent Action From Congress
Feb. 25, 2010 Cooper Makes Remarks At White House Health Summit
Feb. 23, 2010 Cooper Attends White House Bipartisan Meeting On Health Reform
Feb. 17, 2010 Cooper Applauds Commission Co-Chairs
Feb. 4, 2010 Cooper Praises Passage Of "PAYGO" Bill
Jan. 26, 2010 Cooper On Failed Passage Of Fiscal Commission In Senate
Jan. 21, 2010 Cooper Advocates For Family Unification
Jan. 21, 2010 Tennessee Congressional Delegation Announces Support For Tennessee's Application For Race To The Top Program
Jan. 20, 2010 Cooper Praises President Obama's Proposal For A Fiscal Commission
Jan. 19, 2010 Letter to The Honorable Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
Dec. 11, 2009 Cooper Praises Wall Street Reform And Consumer Protection Act
Nov. 21, 2009 Cooper Celebrates National Adoption Day
Nov. 10, 2009 Hearing Of The Senate Committee On Budget - "Bipartisan Process Proposals For Long-Term Fiscal Stability"
Nov. 7, 2009 Cooper Statement On House Health Care Bill
Oct. 26, 2009 Roll Call Op-Ed: It's Time To Correct A Creative Injustice
Aug. 17, 2009 MSNBC "Hardball With Chris Matthews" - Transcript
July 26, 2009 CBS "Face the Nation" - Transcript
July 23, 2009 Op-Ed: Obama Plan Offers Long-Term Success
June 24, 2009 Legislative Push Seeks To Ease Partisanship
June 23, 2009 Statement On Nissan Tennessee Announcement
June 23, 2009 Members Of Congress Call For Bipartisan Health Care Reform
June 18, 2009 Press Conference With Rep. Jim Cooper; Rep. Mike Castle; Rep. Parker Griffith; Rep. Jo Ann Emerson - The Need For Bipartisan Consensus On Health Care Reform
June 15, 2009 Op-Ed: Curing Medicine's Problems
June 10, 2009 An Interview With Jim Cooper
June 7, 2009 Politico Op-Ed: Joint Purchasing Puts The Nation First
May 29, 2009 Cooper Statement On Sotomayor Nomination
May 29, 2009 Cooper Teams With Rockefeller On Groundbreaking Health Reform Legislation
May 27, 2009 The Tennessean Op-Ed: Today's Summit Could Help Metro Area's Next Big Leap
May 26, 2009 Cooper Issues Statement For National Charter Schools Week
May 20, 2009 Nashville City Paper Op-Ed: Fixing Foster Care
May 13, 2009 Hearing Of The House Armed Services Committee - Department Of Defense Budget Request For Fiscal Year 2010
April 20, 2009 When the Music Industry Suffers, We All Suffer
March 5, 2009 Healthy Americans Act Will Save Billions in Health Care Costs
Jan. 7, 2009 Media Stakeout with Democratic Members of the House Following Their Caucus MEeting
Nov. 26, 2008 Tennessean - Cooper Urges Cuts to Offset Spending
Nov. 25, 2008 Cooper Statement On Obama Long-Term Fiscal Discipline Efforts
Oct. 24, 2008 Cooper Demands Answers from Greenspan On Fiscal Crisis
Oct. 14, 2008 The Tennessean - Cooper Discusses Financial Crisis, Next Steps to Take
Oct. 7, 2008 Fox News Channel - Transcript
Oct. 3, 2008 Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008
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