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Thad Cochran's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

Full Name: Thad Cochran
Office: U.S. Senate (MS) - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/07/1978
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Runoff June 24, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Rose; 2 Children: Clayton, Katherine
Birth Date: 12/07/1937
Birth Place: Pontotoc, MS
Home City: Jackson, MS
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Aug. 1, 2014 Daily Journal Jackson Bureau - Fair Talks Focus on Senate Race
July 31, 2014 Associated Press - GOP's Cochran Seeks Voters at 'Giant Houseparty'
July 31, 2014 Sun Herald - Age Is Just a Number and a Spot of Tea: Senate Speeches Headline Neshoba
July 31, 2014 WTVA - U.S. Senate Race Featured at Neshoba County Fair
July 1, 2014 Senator Blunt: Continued ObamaCare Waste Is Very Troubling
Feb. 4, 2014 Cochran: 2014 Farm Bill Sets Improved Course for Agriculture in U.S. & Mississippi
Feb. 3, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014
Oct. 11, 2013 Cochran Ready for Farm Bill Conference Talks
Aug. 22, 2013 Letter to Chairman Max Baucus and Ranking Member Orrin Hatch, Senate Finance Committee - Rural Hospitals
July 30, 2013 Food Banks Will Benefit from Permanent Extension of Donation Deduction
July 17, 2013 Agri-Pulse - Stabenow Continues March to Farm Bill Conference
July 27, 2012 Cochran: Uphold Welfare Work Requirements
May 17, 2012 Letter to Leader Reid
March 27, 2012 Cochran Warns Health Care Reform Problems "Coming Home to Roost"
March 27, 2012 Health Care
Nov. 29, 2010 Letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid
March 1, 2010 Cochran Statement on Stalemate on Bill to Extend Jobless Benefits, Tax Credits & Other Government Functions
Nov. 23, 2009 Cochran Cosponsors Good Samaritan Bill To Make Food Bank Tax Deductions Permanent
Nov. 4, 2009 Cochran Supports Unemployment Benefits Extension
Aug. 7, 2009 Appropriations Subcommittee Reviews Federal Approach To Autism Research And Treatments
March 19, 2009 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Food Assistance and Fostering Sustainable Agriculture and Economic Development in Less-Developed Countries
Sept. 28, 2008 Associated Press- Economic Stimulus Bills Pass House, Die in Senate
May 7, 2008 Mississippi Hospitals to Receive Hurricane Katrina Recovery Funds
Feb. 28, 2007 Letter to The Honorable Kent Conrad, Chairman Senate Budget Committee and The Honorable Judd Gregg, Ranking Member Senate Budget Committee
Feb. 9, 2006 School of Dentistry--Give Kids a Smile Day
Jan. 1, 2014 Issue Position: Health and Education
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