Post Tagged with: "Steve Cohen"

Congressmen Voice Support of Second Amendment After Obama Announcement

Congressmen Voice Support of Second Amendment After Obama Announcement

by / on January 16, 2013

Most of Tennessee’s Congressional delegation is either balking or staying silent in response to the gun control plan President Obama unveiled today.

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Cohen Says Student Loan Rate Deal Likely

by / on May 3, 2012

If Congress takes no action, rates could double.

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Tennessee Congressmen Vote to Block NRLB

by / on September 15, 2011

All but one of Tennessee’s House delegation voted Thursday to block the National Labor Relations Board from ordering businesses to close, relocate or transfer jobs to other sites.

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Party Line Reactions to Obama’s Speech

by / on September 9, 2011

Tennessee’s congressional delegation responded mostly along party lines to President Obama’ s speech on jobs and the economy.

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Tea Party Faithful Picket Congressman Diane Black’s Office

by / on August 16, 2011

About 50 members of the Tea Party movement lined up outside the Murfreesboro office of U.S. Representative Diane Black yesterday, complaining they had been ignored when they tried to oppose raising the nation’s debt ceiling.

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Updated: Tennessee Senators Favor Debt Deal, House Delegation Split

by / on August 2, 2011

With a decision on the debt limit now in the Senate’s court, Tennessee Republican Bob Corker explains he will vote in favor. He says in a statement that he would have preferred larger spending cuts.

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State’s GOP Congressman Reject Authority for Libya Mission, Split on Funding It

by / on June 24, 2011

Today not a single Tennessee Republican voted to authorize President Obama’s military effort in Libya. But some of them stopped short of pulling funds from that NATO-led mission.

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Tennessee Democrats Vote for Debt Ceiling Hike

by / on June 1, 2011

Tennessee’s two Democratic Congressmen voted in favor of upping the nation’s debt limit last night. Nashville Representative Jim Cooper has been indicating he would vote to raise the debt ceiling for months.

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CNC: Tennessee Congressmen Leary of Budget Cuts

by / on April 13, 2011

With Congress nearing a vote on a compromise spending plan for the rest of this fiscal year, some Tennessee lawmakers are wary about its impact on the state. But their minds are pretty much made up.

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GOP Says Rep. Cohen Fractures Civility with “Nazi” Claims

by / on January 20, 2011

State GOP officials say Memphis Democrat Steve Cohen has gone too far criticizing the Republican-led effort to repeal healthcare reform.

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CNC: Cohen Wants to Carry

by / on January 13, 2011

Memphis Democrat Steve Cohen is one of several lawmakers planning to rely more on guns for their safety. That in the wake of the Tucson shooting rampage.

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Tea Partiers Target Three Tennessee Congressional Seats

by / on February 5, 2010

Tea Party organizers announced at their Nashville convention today a new political action committee to raise money and back conservative candidates. The Ensuring Liberty PAC will be based in Memphis and plans to target nearby congressional races.

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Links to Scheduled Town Hall Meetings

by / on August 19, 2009

Health Care Town Hall meetings for the Tennessee delegation

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Tennessee’s Party Line Vote on “Pay-As-You-Go”

by / on July 23, 2009

Tennessee’s U.S. House members voted along party lines yesterday on the bill known as “PayGo.”

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