Experience has taught us that the Bush administration's budget cannot be judged by its cover -- or by the cover letter the president puts at the start of each year's volume.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 7---The United States House of Representatives today officially recognized the African American spiritual as a national treasure, unanimously passing H. Res. 120, which was co-sponsored by Congressman Jim Cooper.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 17---U.S. Congressman Jim Cooper's ninth term in Congress will be marked by strong oversight of the federal government as he adds a new committee assignment and new subcommittee assignments to his legislative portfolio.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 11---In a speech delivered this morning on the floor of the House of Representatives, U.S. Congressman Jim Cooper urged President Bush to sign life-saving stem cell legislation. This afternoon, the House passed H.R. 3, the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007, by a vote of 253-174. Cooper was an original co-sponsor of the bill.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Jan. 5---U.S. Congressman Jim Cooper released the following statement at the end of the 110 th Congress' first two legislative days:
Nashville - U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper has received the top award in an annual competition sponsored by the American Bar Association (ABA). The ABA announced that Cooper won the 2006 Judge Edward R. Finch Law Day Speech Award. The award honors individuals for remarks at a Law Day observance that helps to build a broader understanding of key aspects of American law.
Nashville---U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper was the recent recipient of the prestigious Charles Dick Medal of Merit,presented by the National Guard Association of the United States for his contributions to the National Guard.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - U.S Representative Jim Cooper (D, Tenn., 5th Congressional district), has announced that he will move his congressional office from the Doctor's Building at 706 Church St. to vacant retail space at the Main Library building on Church St.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Rep. Jim Cooper (TN-5-D) joined Sen. Kent Conrad (ND-D), the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee, in a press conference today to discuss new, more accurate, measures of the federal budget deficit.