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  Cotton, Tom
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AffiliationRepublican  
<-  2015-02-23  
 
NameTom Cotton
Address
Dardanelle, Arkansas 72834, United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born May 13, 1977 (43 years)
ContributorDFWDem
Last ModifedIndyGeorgia
Apr 26, 2020 03:11pm
Tags Married - U.S. Army - Methodist -
InfoTom Cotton is a United States Senator from Arkansas. Tom’s committees include the Banking Committee, where he chairs the Economic Policy Subcommittee, the Intelligence Committee, and the Armed Services Committee, where he chairs the Air Land Power Subcommittee.

Tom grew up on his family’s cattle farm in Yell County. He graduated from Dardanelle High School, Harvard, and Harvard Law School. After a clerkship with the U.S. Court of Appeals and private law practice, Tom left the law because of the September 11th attacks. Tom served nearly five years on active duty in the United States Army as an Infantry Officer.

Tom served in Iraq with the 101st Airborne and in Afghanistan with a Provincial Reconstruction Team. Between his two combat tours, Tom served with The Old Guard at Arlington National Cemetery. Tom’s military decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, and Ranger Tab.

Between the Army and the Senate, Tom worked for McKinsey & Co. and served one term in the House of Representatives.

Tom and his wife Anna have two sons, Gabriel and Daniel.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
06/09/2020-06/10/2020 Talk Business 44.00% ( 0.0) 47.00% ( 0.0) 9.00% ( 0.0)
01/01/2017-03/31/2017 Morning Consult 58.00% ( 0.0) 30.00% ( 0.0) 12.00% ( 0.0)
09/13/2014-09/18/2014 Hickman Research 39.00% ( 0.0) 38.00% ( 0.0) 24.00% ( 0.0)
09/02/2014-09/04/2014 Marist Institute 44.00% ( 0.0) 40.00% ( 0.0) 16.00% ( 0.0)
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
09/20/2014-09/23/2014 Suffolk University 39.00% ( 0.0) 43.00% ( 0.0) 18.00% ( 0.0)
09/18/2014-09/21/2014 Public Policy Polling 40.00% ( 0.0) 41.00% ( 1.0) 19.00% ( 1.0)
08/26/2014-09/03/2014 Hickman Research 41.00% ( 0.0) 38.00% ( 0.0) 21.00% ( 0.0)
08/01/2014-08/03/2014 Public Policy Polling 40.00% ( 0.0) 40.00% ( 0.0) 20.00% ( 0.0)
07/20/2014-07/24/2014 Anzalone Liszt Research (D) 17.00% ( 0.0) 27.00% ( 0.0) 56.00% ( 0.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
May 13, 2019 08:35am Interview Tom Cotton says sacrifice of Americans paying tariffs is "minimal" compared to those serving overseas  Article IndyGeorgia 
Jun 06, 2016 06:15pm Commentary Tom Cotton: Today's worst person in the world   Article RP 
Apr 02, 2015 11:00am Interview Sen. Tom Cotton To Gays: Get perspective. Be Thankful They Don't Hang You  Article RP 
Mar 20, 2013 12:00pm News Tom Cotton's Quandary: Can House Freshmen Win Senate Seats?  Article John 

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RACES
  01/01/3000 Supreme Court - Associate Justice ???
  11/03/2020 AR US Senate ???
  01/03/2019 Armed Services Committee - Seat 3 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2019 Banking Committee - Seat 5 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2017 Armed Services Committee - Seat 5 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2017 Banking Committee - Seat 7 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2015 Armed Services Committee - Seat 6 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2015 Banking Committee - Seat 8 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2014 AR US Senate Won 56.50% (+17.07%)
  05/20/2014 AR US Senate - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 AR - District 04 Won 59.53% (+22.84%)
  05/22/2012 AR District 04 - R Primary Won 57.55% (+20.49%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  12/31/2021 Supreme Court - Associate Justice ???
  08/11/2020 US President - R Primaries Lost 0.00% (-94.10%)
  07/23/2019 US Secretary of Defense Lost 0.00% (-91.84%)
  01/20/2017 US Secretary of Defense Lost 0.00% (-98.99%)
  05/20/2014 AR Governor - R Primary Lost 0.00% (-72.95%)
ENDORSEMENTS
NH US Senate - R Primary - Sep 08, 2020 R Donald C. Bolduc
TN US Senate - R Primary - Aug 06, 2020 R Bill Hagerty
PA Governor - R Primary - May 15, 2018 R Paul Mango
Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board - Jan 23, 2018 R Jerome H. Powell
VA Governor - R Primary - Jun 13, 2017 R Ed Gillespie
US Attorney General - Apr 23, 2015 NPA Reject
FEC COMMITTEES
C00499988 COTTON FOR CONGRESS $ 4506909.50