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Rep. Steve Cohen, D-Tenn.

Member of the House (5th term)



District: Tennessee - 9th District
Political Highlights: Democratic nominee for Tenn. House, 1970; Tenn. Constitutional Convention, 1977-78; Shelby County Commission, 1978-80; Shelby County General Sessions Court, 1980; defeated for election to Shelby County General Sessions Court, 1981; sought Democratic nomination for governor, 1994; sought Democratic nomination for U.S. House, 1996; Tenn. Senate, 1983-2006
Born: May 24, 1949; Memphis, Tenn.
Residence: Memphis
Religion: Jewish
Family: Single
Education: Vanderbilt U., B.A. 1971; Memphis State U., J.D. 1973
Elected: 2006
Committee Assignments: Judiciary (Constitution & Civil Justice - Ranking Member; Courts, Intellectual Property & the Internet; Executive Overreach - Ranking Member); Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Highways & Transit; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

District Rating: Safe Democrat
House Seniority: 92nd ranked House Democrat
Twitter: 15,177 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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