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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
Sept. 27, 2006 Letter to Majority Leader Frist, Speaker Hastert, Minority Leader Reid and Minority Leader Pelosi
Sept. 19, 2006 Get Real About Budgeting Before It's Too Late
Sept. 6, 2006 Commemorating Mt.Juliet's Heroes This Patriot Day
Aug. 1, 2006 E-Newsletter
July 25, 2006 Blue Dog Coalition
July 20, 2006 Cooper Says Time for Honesty in Federal Budget Process
July 19, 2006 Cooper Critical of Bush Stem Cell Veto
July 19, 2006 Embryonic Stem Cell Research
July 18, 2006 Blue Dog Coalition
July 6, 2006 Which Way Will Paulson Lean on this Core Issue
June 22, 2006 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 4890, Legislative Line Item Veto Act of 2006
June 21, 2006 Cooper Praises Agreement but Says Delay in Repealing Wright Amendment Wrong for Middle Tennessee
June 15, 2006 Message from the Senate
June 14, 2006 The Iraqi War Debate
June 14, 2006 Letter to Chairman Hunter
June 13, 2006 Crossroads in Iraq
May 17, 2006 Providing For Further Consideration of H. CON. RES. 376, Concurrent Resolution on the Budget For Fiscal Year 2007
May 5, 2006 Cooper Works to Recognize the African American Spiritual as a National Treasure
May 2, 2006 Blue Dog Coalition
May 2, 2006 The "Do Less than Nothing Congress"
May 1, 2006 The Financial Times Editorial - A Truer Measure of America's Ballooning Deficit
April 27, 2006 Letter to Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee Hon. Duncan Hunter
April 25, 2006 Debt and the Deficit
April 15, 2006 E-Newsletter
April 6, 2006 Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2007
March 31, 2006 Cooper Pushes for Earmark Reform in Budget Committee Mark-Up
March 31, 2006 Cooper Amendment to Give Taxpayers Fairer and Clearer Picture of Budget Deficit
March 27, 2006 Cooper Joins Students and Area Musicians to Recognize Importance of Music in Our Schools
March 8, 2006 Congressman Cooper Visits Katrina-Ravaged Areas
March 8, 2006 Providing for Further Consideration of H.R. 4167, National Uniformity for Food Act of 2005
March 7, 2006 Blue Dog Coalition
March 2, 2006 New Report Shows Budget Deficit More than Twice Amount Stated in President's Budget
Feb. 22, 2006 Cooper Statement Opposing Deal on Port Security
Feb. 15, 2006 Honoring those who Served in the United States Colored Troops During the Civil War
Feb. 15, 2006 Ford, Cooper, Davis, Gordon and Tanner urge House leaders to move legislation calling on Bush Administration to consult with Governors and Congress on
Feb. 10, 2006 Cooper Says He Will Fight Against Cuts in Veterans Benefits Program
Feb. 3, 2006 Cooper Urges Rumsfeld to Keep National Guard at Current Level
Feb. 1, 2006 Honoring A National Leader in Child Safety: Dr. Robert Sanders
Feb. 1, 2006 Relating to Consideration of S. 1932, Deficit Reduction Act of 2005
Jan. 31, 2006 Saluting the Tennessee Army National Guard's 168th Military Police Battalion
Dec. 18, 2005 Waiving Points of Order Against Conference Report on H.R. 2863, Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2006
Dec. 16, 2005 Cardoza, Democrats Outline Principles for Success in Iraq
Dec. 9, 2005 Harman Urges Adoption of Anti-Torture Provision
Dec. 6, 2005 Blue Dog Coalition
Nov. 18, 2005 Cooper Opposes Deficit-Increasing Republican Budget
Nov. 16, 2005 Congress Remembers Rosa Parks
Nov. 16, 2005 Return to PAYGO
Nov. 9, 2005 PAYGO Proposal
Oct. 27, 2005 Disapproving the Recommendations of the Defense Base Closure and Realignment Commission
Oct. 21, 2005 National Debt Now at $8 Trillion; Cooper Urges President to Act Now
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