Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee
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May 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today released the following statement on the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office’s cost estimate of Trumpcare:

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May 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today issued the following statement on President Trump’s detailed budget proposal for fiscal year 2018:

May 23, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today sent a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, questioning the Senate’s current approach to the debate over health care.

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May 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Joining every Democratic member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and the House Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) sent a detailed letter to the committees’ Republican chairmen outlining a request for an immediate and robust investigation into the recent actions of President Trump and other administration officials.

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today issued the following statement:

“I proudly voted against Trumpcare,” Rep. Cooper said. “This Republican bill is a national tragedy. Millions of Americans will lose health coverage and protections. Lives will be lost, and Congress will regret the vote. I pray the Senate will reject this reckless plan.”

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May 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) issued the following statement as House Republicans worked toward a vote to repeal the Affordable Care Act this week.

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Apr 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced he has once again cosponsored the Hold Congress Accountable Act, a bill that would reduce the salary of members of Congress in the event of a government shutdown for as long as the shutdown continues.

Apr 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today recognized Equal Pay Day, cosponsoring the Paycheck Fairness Act and renewing his call to close the pay gap between women and men.

Mar 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today reintroduced bipartisan legislation that would stop congressional pay if Congress fails to pass America’s budget bills on time.

Mar 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Days after House Republicans failed to repeal the Affordable Care Act, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) issued a statement in support of Insure Tennessee.

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Oct 26, 2015 In The News

By Frank Daniels III in The Tennessean 

“Our elections don’t suffer from over-participation,” deadpanned state Sen. Steve Dickerson, R-Nashville, last week when asked why he was partnering with U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Nashville, to encourage teenagers to register to vote.

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Oct 30, 2013 Video

"Fixing Congress" (Video)

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