The price of fame

Fenyvesi, Charles
June 1994
U.S. News & World Report;6/27/94, Vol. 116 Issue 25, p24
Advises that Representative Jim Cooper may have gained national recognition as chief sponsor of `centrist' health care reform legislation, but his new political fame may not be helping him in his bid for the Senate. Fred Thompson, the prospective GOP candidate in November 1994, is gaining momentum in his race against Cooper.


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