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Rep. Jim Cooper

Entries by Rep. Jim Cooper

Reconciliation Rules - Not Bipartisanship - Will Kill Health Care Reform

(144) Comments | Posted June 18, 2009 | 7:08 PM

Right off the bat, I want to be clear: I support health care reform. I share all of the goals laid out by the president in his June 2 letter. I believe that every American should have high-quality, affordable health care. And I believe that reforming health care should be...

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Audit the Books!!!

(76) Comments | Posted November 13, 2008 | 6:24 PM

The first thing President-elect Barack Obama should do to get the economy back on track is publicize the financial record of the Bush Administration. Every business knows that "if you can't measure it, you can't manage it."

Auditing the books is standard practice because CEOs want to know...

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Spotlight on the House: Time for Termite Treatment

(11) Comments | Posted October 5, 2008 | 9:39 PM

$800 billion dollars later, the federal government has regained a little control over our financial markets. We own some banks and are about to invest a few hundred billion buying the troubled assets of others. Warren Buffett says we might even make some money off the deal.

But do we...

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