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Thomas Bryant Cotton is an American politician serving as the junior United States Senator for Arkansas since January 3, 2015. He is a Republican. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Tom Cotton has 342 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2012 Forum as a U.S. Representative-Elect. The year with the most videos was 2017 with 77 videos. Most appearances with David Perdue (8), Donald J. Trump (7), Lindsey Graham (7). Most common tags: Immigration, Iran, Nuclear.

Appearances by Title:January 6, 2015 - Present U.S. Senator, R-AR View Map Videos: 297


U.S. Representative, R-AR 4th View Map January 3, 2013 - January 3, 2015 Videos: 43 U.S. Representative-Elect,
November 6, 2012 - January 3, 2013 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate continues work on executive and judicial nominations.

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate passed a joint disapproval resolution to terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration for the U.S.…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate voted on several motions to instruct Senate negotiators when they meet with the House on the defense programs and…

  • Army and Air Force Secretaries Confirmation Hearing

    Army and Air Force Secretaries Confirmation Hearing

    The Senate Armed Service Committee held a confirmation hearing for Ryan McCarthy to become Army secretary and Barbara…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed several nominations: Stephen Akard for director of the Foreign Missions Office, Dale Cabaniss for…

  • Housing Finance Reform

    Housing Finance Reform

    Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, and the director of the Federal…

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Member of Congress Record

District Map Ideology Rankings Past Elections

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

Historic election results compiled from data found on

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