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January, 2015

  • 30 January

    Senator Tom Cotton Seeking Summer Internship Applications 

    Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton announced today he is seeking summer interns in his Washington, D.C. office and his state offices in Little Rock, Jonesboro, and Springdale. Internships will be offered in two sessions: May 26, 2015 – June 26, 2015 and June 29, 2015 – July 31, 2015. Interns will have the opportunity to experience the daily operations of ...

  • 27 January

    Cotton Statement on Anticipated Final Approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline

    Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton today released the following statement on the Senate’s anticipated vote on final approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline later this week:  “This week, the Senate should finish debate and vote on a bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline. Unfortunately, President Obama and his allies fail to realize the importance of this project. His own chief of ...

  • 26 January

    Cotton Statement on the Death of  Cleburne County Sheriff Richard Swain

    Washington, D.C.—Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) today released the following statement on the death of Cleburne County Sheriff Richard Swain: “Today, I join the residents of Cleburne County and all Arkansans in mourning the death of Sheriff Richard Swain. While his tenure was brief, Sheriff Swain had nobly served the Cleburne County Sheriff’s office in other ways for more than a decade. ...

  • 21 January

    Cotton Statement on President Obama’s State of the Union Address 

    Washington, D.C.— Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) tonight made the following statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union address: “Tonight it’s evident that President Obama learned little from November’s elections. The policies and ideas he put forth are from the same tax and spend playbook he’s been using for the last six years. Unfortunately, his strategy has made the ...

  • 17 January

    Cotton Named Air Land Subcommittee Chairman for the 114th Congress 

    Washington, D.C.— Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) today announced that Senator Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) will serve as the Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Air Land for the 114th Congress. The Air Land Subcommittee oversees all the equipment and related research for the Air Force and Army, as well as the tactical aviation programs of the Navy and Marine Corps. ...

  • 14 January

    Tom Cotton Sworn in as Arkansas’s 35th United States Senator 

    Washington, D.C.— Today, Senator Tom Cotton was sworn in as the 35th Senator from the state of Arkansas. He welcomed his family and many friends and supporters from across Arkansas to Washington, D.C. to help him celebrate this occasion. Senator John Boozman escorted Senator Cotton into the Senate chamber where Vice President Joe Biden administered the oath of office using the ...

November, 2014

  • 29 November

    U.S. Senator-Elect Tom Cotton Delivers Weekly Republican Address

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the Weekly Republican Address, U.S. Sen.-elect Tom Cotton of Arkansas delivers a Thanksgiving message that recognizes the many blessings bestowed upon America and its citizens while offering special thanks and gratitude to our troops and their families during the holiday season. “For many, there will be no homecoming this week,” Cotton says. “From Afghanistan to Iraq ...

  • 5 November

    Cotton Responds to Reports about Obama Administrations Dealings with Iran and Comments about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

    BY U.S. REPRESENTATIVE TOM COTTON – Washington, D.C.- Congressman Tom Cotton (R-Dardanelle) today released the following statement in response to recent media reports about the Obama administration’s dealings with Iran and comments about Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: “I’m appalled at recent media reports suggesting the Obama administration is seeking ‘détente’ with Iran, while unnamed administration officials disparage Israeli Prime ...

October, 2014

  • 16 October

    Arkansas Congressional Delegation Urges President Obama to Implement Additional Safeguards to Stop the Spread of Ebola

    U.S. REPRESENTATIVE TOM COTTON – Washington, D.C.—Congressmen Rick Crawford (AR-1), Tim Griffin (AR-2), Steve Womack (AR-3), and Tom Cotton (AR-4) today sent a letter to President Obama asking the administration to take further steps to protect Americans against the spread of the Ebola virus. The letter says, in part: “While it’s important to establish appropriate protocols to treat, contain, and ...

  • 4 October

    Cotton Receives the National Association of Manufacturers Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence

    BY U.S. REPRESENTATIVE TOM COTTON – Washington, D.C.—Yesterday, Congressman Tom Cotton (R-Dardanelle) was recognized by the National Association of Manufactures (NAM) as a recipient of their Award for Manufacturing Legislative Excellence for the 113th Congress.  This award is given each Congress to those Senators and Representatives whose voting record reflects consistent support of policies important to the manufacturing community. “Manufacturing ...