U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN-05) on Monday heavily implied, without solid evidence, that U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is a criminal.
Cooper then asked DeJoy if he secretly hoped U.S. President Donald Trump would one day pardon him — as the president did for Roger Stone.
Cooper and DeJoy exchanged words as DeJoy testified before the House Oversight Committee. Read More
A left-wing group that supports, among other things, the Green New Deal has endorsed a candidate for Tennessee’s Fifth Congressional District, and it’s not Democratic incumbent Jim Cooper.
Members of that group, Democracy for America, said on their Facebook page this week that they want Nashville public defender Keeda Haynes to replace Cooper. Read More
NASHVILLE — Metro Nashville Law Director Bob Cooper filed a 44-page legal complaint in Davidson County Chancery Court Thursday to fight Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Lee’s Education Savings Account Pilot Program. Read More
Nashville public defender Keeda Haynes — who also served time in federal prison — will challenge U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN-05) for his seat in Congress. Read More
Tennessee’s only two Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, Reps Steve Cohen (TN-09) and Jim Cooper (TN-05), have announced their decisions to support the two Articles of Impeachment against President Trump, introduced in the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. Both Cohen and Cooper represent safely Democratic districts. Cohen… Read More
During a specific discussion, Thursday morning on The Tennessee Star Report with Michael Patrick Leahy – broadcast on Nashville’s Talk Radio 98.3 and 1510 WLAC weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.– Leahy was joined in studio by all-star panelist and former Nashville mayoral candidate, Carol Swain to talk about the Democrats local and national state of mind. Read More
Protesters gathered outside Nashville Mayor John Cooper’s office Tuesday night wanting answers to why the city hasn’t implement body cameras on its police officers yet. They want cameras to be on Metro police officers by January, WPLN reported. People expressed their frustration by shouting “three years, three mayors, still… Read More
U.S. Rep. Jim Cooper, a Democrat representing Tennessee’s Fifth Congressional District, has reportedly changed his mind on the Green New Deal, and he now favors it. Read More
Left-wing activist Justin Jones wants to challenge Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN-05) for his seat in next year’s primary election, according to Federal Elections Commission paperwork filed Monday. Read More
Members of Tennessee’s Congressional delegation were quick to opine Tuesday on Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s impeachment inquiry of U.S. Republican President Donald Trump. Democrats endorsed the impeachment inquiry, while Republicans vowed to support the president. Scott DesJarlais, a Republican representing Tennessee’s Fourth Congressional District, sent out a press… Read More
Nashville mayoral candidate John Cooper reportedly has a 33 percent lead over his opponent David Briley, the incumbent. Read More
Progressives have reportedly targeted several House Democrats for the 2020 primary, including U.S. Congressman Jim Cooper, a Democrat representing Tennessee’s Fifth Congressional District. This, according to the nonprofit Maplight.org, which did not specify who, exactly, progressives have in mind to challenge Cooper. The progressive challengers, the website went on… Read More