Tom Cotton

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

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Tom Cotton has 313 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), John Cornyn (7). Most common tags: Immigration, Iran, National Security.

Appearances by Title:January 6, 2015 - Present U.S. Senator, R-AR View Map Videos: 268


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

  • U.S. Space Force Proposal

    U.S. Space Force Proposal

    Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair General Joseph Dunford were among the witnesses at a…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate changed a chamber rule, reducing debate time from 30 hours to two hours for district court judges and executive…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate debated additional disaster response money for the previous year’s hurricanes, wildfires, and other national…

  • Navy Shipbuilding Programs

    Navy Shipbuilding Programs

    The Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower held a hearing to examine the Navy’s various shipbuilding programs and funding…

  • Fiscal Year 2020 Defense Budget Request

    Fiscal Year 2020 Defense Budget Request

    Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and General Joseph Dunford, the Joint Chiefs of Staff chair, testified before the Senate Armed…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate voted 59-41 in favor of a House-passed resolution to terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration…

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District Map Ideology Rankings

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

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