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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
Oct. 31, 2007 Senate Budget Committee Holds Hearing on Long-Term Fiscal Reform Legislation
Oct. 30, 2007 Blue Dog Coalition
Oct. 25, 2007 Letter to Kevin J. Martin, Federal Communications Commission Chairman
Oct. 23, 2007 Cooper, Wolf Write Presidential Candidates Urging Support for SAFE Commission
Oct. 18, 2007 Hearing of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee of the House Armed Services Committee
Oct. 10, 2007 Hearing of the House Oversight Committee's National Security and Foreign Affairs Subcommittee - Six Years Later: Assessing Long-Term Threats
Oct. 4, 2007 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Assessing the State of Iraqi Corruption
Oct. 3, 2007 Improving Government Accountability Act
Oct. 3, 2007 House Passes Cooper Watchdog Reform Bill by Vote of 404-11
Oct. 2, 2007 Hearing of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee - Blackwater USA's Iraq Mission
Oct. 2, 2007 Hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform - Blackwater USA; Private Security Contracting in Iraq & Afghanistan
Oct. 2, 2007 Children's Health Insurance Program
Sept. 28, 2007 Majority Leader Steny Hoyer Endorses Long-Term Fiscal Reform Commission Plan
Sept. 26, 2007 Cooper, Wolf Introduce Bills Requiring Congress to Tackle Long-Term Fiscal Crisis
Sept. 5, 2007 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation of the House Armed Services Committee
Aug. 28, 2007 Alexander, Cooper, Purcell push Funding for Water Projects in Middle Tennessee
July 27, 2007 Farm, Nutrition, And Bioenergy Act Of 2007
July 27, 2007 Support The Cooper Amendment
July 26, 2007 Washington, Thursday, July 26, 2007
July 26, 2007 The Farm Bill And Reforming Crop Insurance
July 19, 2007 Cooper: President Bush Missed a Great Opportunity to be Truthful about our Nation's Finances
July 19, 2007 Cooper Boosts Funding for Historically Black Colleges and Universities
July 18, 2007 Department Of Labor, Health And Human Services, And Education, And Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
July 12, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Mike Johanns, Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
July 11, 2007 Cooper Calls Bush Deficit Numbers "More Happy Talk" - Announces U.S. Comtroller General Will Visit Nashville
June 21, 2007 House Oversight Subcommittee Holds Hearing on Cooper Government Accountability Act
May 31, 2007 Letter to the Honorable David M. Walker Comptroller General of the United States U.S. Government Accountability Agency
May 11, 2007 U.S. Congressman Jim Cooper Calls for Probe of Army Recruiting Practices
April 25, 2007 Recognizing Benefits And Importance Of School-Based Music Education
March 28, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Dirk Kempthorne, Secretary, U.S. Department of the Interior
Feb. 27, 2007 The Budget, Debt And The Blue Dog's Iraq Accountability Legislation
Feb. 14, 2007 Cooper Says American Troops Deserve A Better Strategy In Iraq
Feb. 13, 2007 Iraq War Resolution
Feb. 11, 2007 Happy Talk In Bush's Budget
Feb. 9, 2007 Gordon Encourages Residents To Study Wolf Creek Flood Maps
Feb. 8, 2007 Gordon's Alternative Fuels Bill Clears House
Feb. 8, 2007 Advanced Fuels Infrastructure Research And Development Act
Feb. 7, 2007 Gordon Introduces Bill To Improve ER Access And Care
Feb. 7, 2007 Recognizing The African American Spiritual As A National Treasure
Feb. 7, 2007 House Approves Gordon's Meth Bill
Feb. 6, 2007 Blue Dog Coalition
Jan. 30, 2007 What Is Good For America
Jan. 24, 2007 College Student Relief Act Of 2007
Jan. 24, 2007 Shackle Island Volunteer Fire Department Receives Federal Grant
Dec. 7, 2006 Iraq Study Group Report
Oct. 1, 2006 E-Newsletter
Sept. 29, 2006 Recognizing Vanderbilt University School Of Nursing And Godchaux Hall
Sept. 29, 2006 Saluting The Nation's Top Black College Radio Station: Fisk University's WFSK-FM
Sept. 29, 2006 In Recognition Of Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center
Sept. 28, 2006 Failures Of The Congress Under Republican Leadership
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