Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee

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May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today issued the following statement after President Trump announced that the United States would withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Apr 25, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today voted for a sweeping bipartisan bill that promotes fairness in the music industry and praised its unanimous passage in the full House of Representatives.

Apr 25, 2018 Press Release

Mr. Speaker, I rise today to honor the victims of a deadly mass shooting at a Waffle House in Antioch, Tennessee, on the morning of Sunday, April 22.

Apr 22, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today issued the following statement on this morning’s shooting at a Waffle House on Murfreesboro Pike:

Apr 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced results after this year’s 42 nonpartisan voter registration drives at high schools across Tennessee’s 5th Congressional District, encouraging more than 3,000 new voters in Cheatham, Davidson and Dickson counties to participate in the 2018 election cycle.

Apr 3, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today received confirmation that the omnibus funding bill recently passed by Congress releases $7.5 million in fresh funding for election security in Tennessee.

Mar 28, 2018 Press Release
Fighting a push to resurrect pork-barrel federal spending, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05), U.S. Rep. Kathleen Rice (NY-04), U.S. Rep. Ted Budd (NC-13) and U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman (SC-05) today announced bipartisan legislation that would permanently ban earmarks from the legislative process.
Mar 17, 2018 Press Release

NASHVILLE — Amid reports that President Trump’s lawyer wants a premature end to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s active investigation, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) defended the probe, urging Congress to protect Mueller so he can finish examining Russian interference in American affairs.

Feb 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced his support of a new legislative effort to preserve net neutrality and reverse last year’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) vote to eliminate it.

Feb 21, 2018 Press Release

NASHVILLE – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today announced an expansion of his internship program and encouraged eligible college students to apply for new need-based, paid summer fellowships in his offices in Nashville and Washington.

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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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