Congressman Jim Cooper

Representing the 5th District of Tennessee

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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.

Feb 16, 2018 Press Release

NASHVILLE – After a week in Washington filled with ominous warnings from America’s top intelligence chiefs, U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) will return home Friday to sound a statewide alarm about Russian meddling in the 2018 midterms and specific vulnerabilities that could impact elections in Tennessee.

Feb 16, 2018 Press Release

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

Feb 9, 2018 Press Release

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

Feb 8, 2018 Press Release

KINGSTON SPRINGS, Tenn. – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05), Cheatham County Mayor Kerry McCarver and the Cheatham County Election Commission launched an effort today in Cheatham County as part of a vigorous bid to raise youth voter registration rates across Middle Tennessee.

Feb 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today applauded House passage of two anti-sexual harassment bills, saying it’s a long-overdue step to ensure appropriate conduct in the halls of Congress.

Both bipartisan bills were introduced as the #MeToo movement swept over Capitol Hill, exposing numerous harassment cases among lawmakers and staff.

Feb 2, 2018 Press Release

NASHVILLE – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05), state Sen. Steve Dickerson and the Davidson County Election Commission today announced early results of their high school voter registration drive in Nashville. The coalition also invited media to attend an upcoming registration at a local high school on Monday.

Jan 19, 2018 Press Release

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Jan 11, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) and Cheatham County Mayor Kerry McCarver this Friday will speak with Cheatham County students at Sycamore High School and Harpeth High School on the importance of registering to vote. The Cheatham County Election Commission staff will visit Sycamore High School to register students on Tuesday, Jan.

Jan 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-05) today criticized Congress for neglecting to protect the American right to vote and effectively outsourcing the issue to the courts. This includes a major Supreme Court voter “purging” case that could have lasting impact in Tennessee.

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