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