Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tennessee) biography

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Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN 5th District)

15th term Democrat from Tennessee 5th District.

Bio

Residence: Nashville

Marital Status: Married (Martha)

Prev. Occupation: Business Owner, Attorney

Prev. Political Exp.: US House, 1983-95, 2003-present

Education: BA University of North Carolina, 1975; BA/MA Oxford University, 1977; JD Harvard University, 1980

Birthdate: 06/19/1954

Birthplace: Nashville, TN

Religion: Episcopal

Percentage in Last Election: 63%

Major Opponent: Stacy Ries Snyder


Contact

Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Jim Cooper.

Website: cooper.house.gov


Washington, D.C. Office:

1536 Longworth House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-4205
Phone: (202) 225-4311
Fax: (202) 226-1035

Nashville Office: (more district offices)

605 Church Street
Nashville, Tennessee 37219
Phone: (615) 736-5295
Fax: (615) 736-7479



Committee

Current Elected Office Committees:


Staff

Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Lisa Quigley
  • Scheduler: Brandi Jackson
  • Dep. Chief of Staff: Jason Lumia
  • Comm. Dir.: Haley Davidson
  • Comm. Dir.: Cara Ince
  • Telecomm LA: Cara Ince
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Bess McWherter
  • Education LA: Bess McWherter
  • Transportation LA: Bess McWherter
  • Trade LA: Bess McWherter
  • Commerce LA: Jason Lumia
  • Labor LA: Jimmy Balser
  • Labor LA: Bess McWherter
  • Budget LA: Jason Lumia
  • Government Affairs LA: Jason Lumia
  • Space - NASA LA: Bess McWherter
  • Animal Welfare LA: Bess McWherter

Votes

 

Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Rep. Jim Cooper voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

 
Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
P Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes 11/08/2007 Yea Voted For
P Making appropriations for the Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for fiscal year ending September 30, 2008, and for other purposes 11/06/2007 Yea Not Scored

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Bills

Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Rep. Jim Cooper's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Rep. Jim Cooper a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.3043 - Making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and... No Send Message to Rep. Jim Cooper
H.R.609 - 'To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965. No Send Message to Rep. Jim Cooper
H.R.27 - 'To enhance the workforce investment system of the Nation by strengthening one-stop career center... No Send Message to Rep. Jim Cooper
H.R.366 - 'To amend the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act of 1998 to strengthen and im... No Send Message to Rep. Jim Cooper
H.R.250 - 'To establish an interagency committee to coordinate Federal manufacturing research and developme... No Send Message to Rep. Jim Cooper
 

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