Tom (Tom) Cotton (R)
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Capitol: 202.224.2353
FAX: 202.228.0908
District: 501.223.9081
Room 326 RSOB- Russell Senate Office Building 2 Constitution Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20510-0407

Residence: Dardanelle, AR
Elected: 2014    Next Election: 2026
Spouse: Anna   DOB: 5/13/1977
Committee Assignments
RM MemberSenate Subcommittee on Airland
Co-ChairCongressional America 250 Caucus
RM MemberSenate Subcommittee on Criminal Justice and Counterterrorism
FC MemberCongressional Assisting Caregivers Today (ACT) Caucus
FC MemberSenate Outdoor Recreation Caucus
MemberSenate Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities
MemberSenate Subcommittee on Strategic Forces
MemberJoint Economic Committee
MemberSenate Committee on Armed Services
FC MemberSenate Cybersecurity Caucus
MemberSenate Subcommittee on Intellectual Property
FC MemberSenate Broadband Caucus
FC MemberSenate ALS Caucus
MemberSenate Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, and Border Security
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on the Mississippi River
FC MemberSenate Small Brewers Caucus
FC MemberSenate General Aviation Caucus
MemberSenate Select Committee on Intelligence
MemberSenate Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights
FC MemberSenate Chicken Caucus
FC MemberCommunity Development Finance Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Inventions Caucus
MemberJoint Congressional-Executive Commission on China
FC MemberCongressional Coalition on Adoption
FC MemberSenate Western Caucus
FC MemberSenate Taiwan Caucus
MemberSenate Committee on the Judiciary
FC MemberSenate Bipartisan Task for Combating Anti-Semitism
FC MemberAir Force Caucus (Senate)
FC MemberPaper and Packaging Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Dietary Supplement Caucus (CDSC)
FC MemberCongressional Sportsmen's Caucus
FC MemberSenate Pro-Life Caucus
FC MemberUSO Caucus
FC MemberInternational Conservation Caucus (ICC)
FC MemberFriends of Australia Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Cystic Fibrosis Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Rare Disease Caucus


Tom Cotton is a United States Senator from Arkansas. Tom's committees include the Judiciary Committee, where he serves as the Ranking Member for the Subcommittee on Criminal Justice and Counterterrorism, the Intelligence Committee, and the Armed Services Committee, where he serves as the Ranking Member of 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.