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January 3, 2021 

Senator Cotton Sworn in as Arkansas Senator for 117th Congress 

Washington, D.C. — Today, Senator Tom Cotton was sworn in to a second term as senator for the state of Arkansas for the 117th Congress. 

Senator John Boozman escorted Senator Cotton into the Senate chamber where Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office. Senator Cotton's wife Anna and his two sons, Gabriel and Daniel, watched the ceremony from the Senate gallery. Senator Cotton was sworn in using Gabriel’s children’s Bible. 

"It is a great honor to serve my fellow Arkansans in the United States Senate, and I'm grateful for the opportunity to continue representing our state. As Arkansas and our nation face serious challenges, the security and prosperity of our people must come first. I look forward to continuing this important service in the years ahead."