Congressman Steve Cohen

Representing the 9th District of Tennessee

Veterans' Affairs

Our veterans are among the bravest and hardest working men and women in our nation, and we cannot say “thank you” often enough to them and their families for the sacrifices they made  The bravery and devotion veterans have shown throughout our history have helped build this great country, and each of us owes them—and their families—a debt of gratitude.

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November 10, 2017 Event

On Friday, November 10th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at BRIDGES, I will be hosting my 9th annual Veterans Day BBQ Luncheon to honor our veterans in Memphis. I will also discuss my work as your Representative in Washington, DC to help improve the lives of veterans, including my support of programs that assist our veterans who are homeless or who are on the verge of homelessness. Please RSVP at 901-544-4131 by Wednesday, November 8th if you would like to attend.

October 20, 2017 Enewsletters

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September 22, 2017 Enewsletters

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September 18, 2017 In The News

The incidents at the Memphis Veterans Affairs Medical Center reported last week by the USA Today Network are disturbing and unacceptable.

When I read the story, I immediately called Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David Shulkin to express my concerns and discuss solutions to the ongoing problems at the Memphis VA. Memphis-area veterans have made enormous sacrifices for our county and deserve nothing but the best care.

September 8, 2017 Enewsletters

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September 7, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, DC] – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) released the following statement after reports of issues at the Memphis Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center:

August 25, 2017 Press Release

[WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09) spoke in remembrance today of the two deceased and eight missing U.S. Navy sailors of the USS John S. McCain tragedy. The ten sailors were serving aboard the USS John S. McCain when it collided with a merchant ship near Singapore on August 21, 2017.

August 17, 2017 Press Release


[WASHINGTON, D.C.] — Congressman Steve Cohen (TN-09), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, today announced that he will be introducing articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump following the President’s comments on the horrific events in Charlottesville, Virginia.

August 11, 2017 Enewsletters

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July 19, 2017 In The News

A group of liberal House Democrats stepped up criticism of President Trump on Wednesday, introducing a “no confidence” resolution that officially questions Trump’s fitness to serve as commander in chief.

It logs a laundry list of controversies swirling around the president — including his campaign’s many contacts with Russian officials, his refusal to release his taxes, his verbal attacks on women and the press, and his firing of FBI Director James Comey.