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Tom Cotton represents the Fourth Congressional District of Arkansas in the United States House of Representatives. He is serving his first term in the House and sits on the Financial Services and House Foreign Affairs Committees.
Born and raised on his family’s cattle farm in Yell County, Tom is a sixth generation Arkansan and a native of the congressional district he now represents. He graduated from Dardanelle high school, Harvard, and Harvard Law School.
The 9/11 attacks occurring during Tom’s final year in law school, causing him to leave law after a clerkship with the U.S. Court of Appeals and a brief period in private practice to join the armed forces. Tom declined a commission as a JAG attorney and instead joined the United States Army as an Infantry Officer.
Tom served nearly five years on active duty, completing two combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. He served in Iraq with the 101st Airborne, where he led an infantry platoon in daily combat patrols. Tom’s military decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, and Ranger Tab. Between his two combat tours, Tom served as a platoon leader with The Old Guard at Arlington National Cemetery. He then served in Afghanistan as the operations officer for a Provincial Reconstruction Team. After leaving active duty and before Congress, Tom worked as a management consultant for McKinsey & Co.
Today, the House voted once again to approve the Keystone Pipeline. Read my full statement here: http://t.co/Rt29SJCohI
Pleased that Sgt. Tahmooressi has been ordered released from jail in Mexico and I look forward to his safe return to the United States.
My response to reports about the administrations dealings with Iran & comments abt Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu http://t.co/vLjbkW2CDq
I am proud to support AR timber! Forests cover 56 percent of AR and the timber industry plays a vital role in our state economy #CelebrateFP
Just as it did last year, today the House voted once again to approve the Keystone Pipeline. Read my full statement here:
On this Veterans Day let us each take a moment to remember and honor our brave veterans. And most importantly, thank them and their families
Today, I issued the following statement in response to media reports about the Obama administrations dealings with Iran and comments about Israeli
Did you know its National Forest Products Week? I am proud to support Arkansas timber. Forests cover 56 percent of Arkansas and this vital industry
Great news! Georgia Pacific plans to significantly expand its lumber operations in Gurdon.