Tom Cotton is a Senator from Arkansas. Born in Dardanelle, AR, in 1977; he earned his A.B. from Harvard University in 1998. He attended Claremont Graduate University from 1998-1999; and earned his J.D. from Harvard University in 2002. He served in the United States Army from 2004-2009; and as a clerk for the U.S. Court of Appeals from 2002-2003. He worked as an attorney, management consultant, and farmer. He was elected as a Republican to the 113th Congress (January 3, 2013-January 3, 2015) and elected to the United States Senate in 2014.