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Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Tenn.

Member of the House (13th term)



District: Tennessee - 5th District
Political Highlights: U.S. House of Representatives, 1983-95; Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, 1994
Born: June 19, 1954; Nashville, Tenn.
Residence: Nashville
Religion: Episcopalian
Family: Wife, Martha Hayes Cooper; three children
Education: U. of North Carolina, B.A. 1975; Oxford U., B.A., M.A. 1977; Harvard U., J.D. 1980
Elected: 2002
Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Emerging Threats and Capabilities; Oversight & Investigations; Strategic Forces - Ranking Member); Oversight & Government Reform (Health Care, Benefits & Administrative Rules)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 22nd ranked House Democrat
Twitter: 9,186 followers
State Clout: Tennessee is 24th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state

Election History

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