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Tom Cotton currently represents Arkansas in the United States Senate. He is a 6th generation Arkansan who was born and raised on his family’s cattle farm in Yell County. Tom completed combat tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan, where he served with the 101st Airborne and a Provincial Reconstruction Team. Between his two combat tours he served as a platoon leader with the Old Guard at Arlington National Cemetery, the unit responsible for military honors funerals. Tom’s military decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Combat Infantry Badge and Ranger Tab.

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Tom Cotton appears on Fox & Friends

November 3, 2016

  Ainsley: Good morning to you Senator. Tom: Good morning Ainsley, great to be on with you. Ainsley: Great to see you. You know, the economy is the issue–why everyone is going to the polls. At least, that’s what the polls are telling us. This is a big issue for families because many people can’t […]

Tom Cotton Campaigns with Todd Young

October 27, 2016

Tom Cotton spent the day campaigning with Todd Young. Todd is a Marine who served his country with honor.   [<a href=”//storify.com/Tom_Cotton/tom-cotton-campaigns-with” target=”_blank”>View the story “Tom Cotton Campaigns with Todd Young” on Storify</a>]

Politico: Cotton: Clinton Foundation ban on foreign money if Clinton wins 2016 a ‘fire sale’

August 23, 2016

The Arkansas Republican said that the only measure that will be effective would be to immediately ban overseas money to the charitable fund rather than a half-measure that Cotton argued is actually more harmful to the United States. He said that the “Clinton machine will be able to identify” who donated in the run-up to the election and then grant access next year.