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#18 – Stephen Cohen

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Steve Cohen in a Democratic politician who currently serves in the US House of Representatives for Tennesee’s 9th Congressional district. He has held this position since 2007.


Cohen is Tennesse’s first Jewish congressman.1


Cohen has a highly progressive platform. He supports a ban on the “gun show loophole” and other firearm restrictions. 2 He signed a letter, along with 79 other representatives, to President Barack Obama in which they encouraged him to ban the importation of “military-style semiautomatic firearms”.3 He has opposed any cuts to healthcare funding, as he believes it is a fundamental human right.4 He also has supported numerous efforts to legalize the smoking of marijuana.5