Randal Cooper For Congress

Democratic Candidate for Tennessee 6 congressional race

The Issues

Data Driven Policy

There’s an old joke among engineers: Q: Why did the engineer cross the road? A: Because he looked in the file and that’s what they did last year. Here’s the … Data Driven Policy Read More »

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Reproductive Rights

On June 24, the Supreme Court issued its ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson, reversing its decision in Roe v. Wade, and sending the decision on reproductive choice down to state … Reproductive Rights Read More »

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Education

For decades I’ve heard the same nonsense: “I don’t send my kids to public school, why should I have to pay for public school?” Republicans consider public education as an … Education Read More »

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Inflation

Inflation is has become a severe problem not only in the United States, but worldwide, both in terms of gas prices and the costs of goods and services. In order to implement a long term fix for inflation, we will need to come to terms with the root causes of it: You will see economists in the press talking about how increasing wages leads to more inflationary pressures, not fewer, but these opinions are not borne out by actual data. Especially when you consider that wages have not increased (unless you count billionaires) and inflation is through the roof. So what are the actual causes?

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VOTING BOOTH SPEED ROUND

So you’ve found yourself in the voting booth and you’ve come across the name Randal Cooper on your ballot, and you’re wondering “what’s with that guy?”  But you don’t have … VOTING BOOTH SPEED ROUND Read More »

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LGBTQ+ Rights

LGBTQ+ people are among the most marginalized people in this nation. They have no enumerated protections under federal law, and many state laws, including Tennessee’s, are openly discriminatory and hostile … LGBTQ+ Rights Read More »

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