Tom Cotton

Cotton Emerging as Valued Trump Wingman in the Senate

Rebecca Berg, Real Clear Politics

Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton was the first person to float Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as a candidate for National Security Adviser. His recommendation carried unusual sway: With Trump’s loyal wingman Jeff Sessions having retired from the Senate to run the Department of Justice, Cotton very well might be the administration’s new favorite senator.

Cotton fills Sessions' shoes on immigration

W. James Antle III, Washington Examiner

Jeff Sessions just left a leadership vacuum in the Senate on the issue of immigration, and Sen. Tom Cotton is trying to fill it. The Arkansas Republican and Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., this week introduced a tough immigration bill that has hardliners cheering, and signaled that Cotton is likely to inherit the issue from Sessions, who was just confirmed as President Trump's attorney general.

Tom Cotton: Hillary Clinton’s Email Sealed The Fate Of An Iranian Scientist

streiff, RedState

We only know about Amiri because he was a pretty high profile case. We will never know how many small fry died under torture, were disappeared, or were executed because Hillary Clinton's emails gave enemy intelligence services just enough information to spot them.

CHQ Endorsed Rep. Ron DeSantis: Congress Must Reject the Iran Deal

CHQ endorsed Congressman and U.S. Senate candidate Ron DeSantis (R-FL) called for Congress to reject the Iran Deal in an OpEd that appeared in Time Magazine. In the OpEd, DeSantis cited the fact that the Iran Deal would provide Iran with $150 billion in unfrozen assets and Iran’s history as the world’s biggest state sponsor of terrorism as reasons to reject the deal. The OpEd was co-written with Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton, who like Ron DeSantis served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and was also endorsed by CHQ.

Cotton And Cruz Are Right: John Kerry Is Lying About The Iran Deal

It is noteworthy that one of the key elements of Senator Tom Cotton’s questioning of Secretary of State John Kerry about the Iran nuclear weapons deal supports quite directly Ted Cruz’s point that the financial terms of the deal will make the Obama Administration the leading “financier of radical Islamic terrorism.” And a top French diplomat has contradicted Kerry's dire predictions that if Congress votes down the deal the rest of the world will walk away from the effort to stymie Iran's nuclear weapons program.

Cotton: Immigration Must Help Americans First

Neil Munro, Daily Caller

“Obama just lost an election in no small measure because wages for working families are declining & unemployment is still too high. The first big action he took was to make it easier for illegal immigrants to get jobs, not for working families to get jobs,” Sen. Tom Cotton said.

The Scary Poll GOP Leaders Must Not Ignore

If you, or anyone you know, is thinking about staying home this election I urge you to watch these two powerful videos, one by Texas conservative Congressman Louie Gohmert and “Who Will Keep Us Safe?” from Fed Up PAC, and then watch them once again on Election Day.

Conservatives: Here’s How You Can Lead To Nationalize The Election In Arkansas

CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie has urged to conservatives to take the lead in nationalizing the 2014 election. Here's one practical step you can take TODAY to join that effort. Read this article, and then contact Arkansas Republican Senate candidate Tom Cotton through our “contact the Republican candidates” page and tell Tom Cotton you want to hear him draw a sharp contrast with his opponent and come out strongly against the Obama policies that have allowed Ebola, whooping cough and Enterovirus 68 into America.

About.com Reviews 2014 GOP Senate Candidates

Dustin Hawkins, About.com

Hawkins reviews the 2014 crop of Republican Senate nominees and takes a look at which candidates give conservatives some incentive to help vote in a Republican majority.

A Night of No Surprises

It is no surprise that incumbents like Mitch McConnell won last night. What is a surprise is how fast and how far right the incumbents, like McConnell, had to move to keep their jobs.

Tom Cotton Rips Dem's During Benghazi Speech

Jason Howerton, The Blaze

Rep. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) blasted Democrats for expressing “fake outrage” and claiming the investigation into the deaths of four Americans in Benghazi is purely political. He cited some of the “lessons” he learned while serving in the Army to make his point.

Pryor Dismisses Cotton's Military Service As 'Entitlement'

Strident Conservative, Red State

"In the Senate we have all types of different people that have come from all types of different backgrounds—and I think that’s part of that sense of entitlement that he [Cotton] gives off is that, I served my country, let me into the Senate. But that’s not how it works in Arkansas, " Pryor said.

Poll: Cotton Leads Pryor in Arkansas

Washington Free Beacon Staff

A new poll by Hickman Analytics Inc. shows Cotton with 51 percent support compared to 42 percent for Pryor among voters most likely to turn out in November.

GOP Powerhouse AFP Steps Up Attack on Vulnerable Dems

Matea Gold, Washington Post

With early attacks against Senate Dems, Americans for Prosperity emerges as the Right's most powerful ally. Currently AFP has launched ad campaigns against five vulnerable Senate Dems., and some House Dems, including Rep. Nick Rahall (W.Va.).

Taking the Senate Isn’t About Politics, It’s About People

Americans for Prosperity gets it. If conservatives want to take the Senate they've got to run campaigns that are about people, not politics, and APF is showing the way in Arkansas.

Of Course Democrats Lie About Their Obamacare Privileges

Democratic Senator Mark Pryor voted to keep his special Obamacare subsidy, while his principled limited government constitutional conservative opponent, Tom Cotton, voted to end the special Obamacare subsidy for Congress. So why is Pryor not owning-up to his vote?

Boat Rocker Rep. Tom Cotton Jumping Into Arkansas Senate Race

Electing Tom Cotton to the Senate is key to Republican chances of gaining control of both houses of Congress and to adding another “boat rocker” to the ranks of Senate Republicans; conservatives should watch this race and get in as soon as Cotton makes it official he is running for the Senate.

Repub Cotton to Challenge AR's Pryor

Kyle Trygstad, Roll Call

Rep. Tom Cotton, who recieved a 90% favorable Heritage Action score, will run against Dem. Sen. Mark Pryor.