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Jim Cooper Is Tennessee’s Only Congressman To Vote Against Restricting NSA Surveillance

Jim Cooper Is Tennessee’s Only Congressman To Vote Against Restricting NSA Surveillance

by / on July 25, 2013

Nashville Democrat Jim Cooper voted against new restrictions on the National Security Agency’s collection of phone records and other sensitive data.  It’s a vote that puts him at odds with every other member of Tennessee’s congressional delegation.

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Cooper Only Democrat to Vote Against Sandy Relief

by / on January 16, 2013

Nashville’s Jim Cooper was the only Democratic congressman to vote against $51 billion in aid for the states affected by Hurricane Sandy. Cooper says he couldn’t support the bill, because it would add to federal spending at a time when the country is about to hit the debt ceiling.

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Alexander Hopes for Better Luck on Simpson-Bowles

by / on April 30, 2012

Senator Lamar Alexander says he’s ready to throw his weight behind President Obama’s debt reduction commission, which first made its recommendations more than year ago. Another member of Tennessee’s congressional delegation tried the same thing and failed by a landslide.

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Cooper Waits for Public Input Before Supporting Dream Act

by / on August 31, 2009

Immigrant students spent Monday afternoon rallying outside Congressman Jim Cooper’s Nashville office.

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