Post Tagged with: "Steve Cohen"

Why It Takes A Constitutional Amendment For Tennessee Veterans To Hold Raffles

Why It Takes A Constitutional Amendment For Tennessee Veterans To Hold Raffles

October 23, 2014 at 4:23 am

Veterans groups were left out the last time Tennessee overhauled gaming laws, and not necessarily by accident.

Congressmen Voice Support of Second Amendment After Obama Announcement

Congressmen Voice Support of Second Amendment After Obama Announcement

January 16, 2013 at 6:15 pm

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

Cohen Says Student Loan Rate Deal Likely

May 3, 2012 at 12:30 pm

If Congress takes no action, rates could double.

Tennessee Congressmen Vote to Block NRLB

September 15, 2011 at 5:17 pm

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.

Party Line Reactions to Obama’s Speech

September 9, 2011 at 7:33 am

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

Tea Party Faithful Picket Congressman Diane Black’s Office

August 16, 2011 at 11:13 pm

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.

Updated: Tennessee Senators Favor Debt Deal, House Delegation Split

August 2, 2011 at 5:43 am

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.

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

June 24, 2011 at 5:01 pm

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.

Tennessee Democrats Vote for Debt Ceiling Hike

June 1, 2011 at 7:32 am

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.

CNC: Tennessee Congressmen Leary of Budget Cuts

April 13, 2011 at 5:18 am

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.

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

January 20, 2011 at 7:15 am

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

CNC: Cohen Wants to Carry

January 13, 2011 at 6:04 am

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.

Tea Partiers Target Three Tennessee Congressional Seats

February 5, 2010 at 5:06 pm

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.

Links to Scheduled Town Hall Meetings

August 19, 2009 at 4:03 pm

Health Care Town Hall meetings for the Tennessee delegation

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

July 23, 2009 at 6:15 am

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