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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

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: Angela Brown
  • Dep. Chief of Staff: Jason Lumia
  • Comm. Dir.: Cara Ince
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Bess McWherter
  • Health LA: Ella Matthews
  • Budget LA: Jason Lumia
  • Civil Rights LA: Jimmy Balser
  • Judiciary LA: Jimmy Balser
  • Medicare/Medicaid LA: Ella Matthews
  • Science/Technology LA: Bess McWherter
  • Women's Issues 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 Fiscal 2020 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations 06/26/2019 Yea Voted Against
P Fiscal 2020 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations 06/19/2019 Yea Voted Against
F Amendment to Restore Pro-life Protections to Title X Program 06/13/2019 Nay Voted Against
F Amendment to Restore Conscience Protection 06/13/2019 Nay Voted Against
P The So-Called "Equality Act" 05/17/2019 Yea Voted Against
P "For the People Act of 2019" (restrictions on free speech) 03/08/2019 Yea Voted Against
P Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance/ United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) 01/03/2019 Yea Voted Against
P Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (passage) 01/19/2018 Nay Voted Against
P Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (vote to protect bill) 01/18/2018 Nay Voted Against
P Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (20-week abortion ban) 10/03/2017 Nay Voted Against
(More Key Votes)
 

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 Our Position Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.5006 - Child Tax Credit for Pregnant Moms Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Jim Cooper
H.R.4712 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Jim Cooper
H.R.36 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Jim Cooper
H.R.849 - Repeal law creating Independent Payment Advisory Board (health-care rationing board) Support No Send Message to Rep. Jim Cooper
H.R.2918 - Patients First Act (promoting ethical stem cell research) Support No Send Message to Rep. Jim Cooper
H.J.RES.39 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No Send Message to Rep. Jim Cooper
H.R.1628 - American Health Care Act (Obamacare replacement / defund Planned Parenthood) Support No Send Message to Rep. Jim Cooper
H.R.1192 - Dismemberment Abortion Ban Act Support No Send Message to Rep. Jim Cooper
H.J.RES.43 - Nullification of Obama pro-abortion Title X rule Support No Send Message to Rep. Jim Cooper
H.R.1322 - "Women's Health Protection Act" (Abortion Without Limits Until Birth Act) Oppose No Send Message to Rep. Jim Cooper
H.J.RES.33 - "Equal Rights Amendment" to U.S. Constitution Oppose Yes Send Message to Rep. Jim Cooper
(More Bills)
 
Green means that this is our preferred cosponsorship position.
Red means that this is not our preferred cosponsorship position.