A Conversation With Senator Tom Cotton Senator Tom Cotton is known for his hardline stances on Iran and immigration. We spoke with the Arkansas Republican about politics and his new book, Sacred Duty.

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A Conversation With Senator Tom Cotton

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A Conversation With Senator Tom Cotton

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A Conversation With Senator Tom Cotton

A Conversation With Senator Tom Cotton

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You may know Senator Tom Cotton from the news. The Arkansas Republican is known for his hardline stances on things like Iran and immigration.

His new book – explores something altogether different. But it shines a light both on his past and his politics.

"Sacred Duty: A Soldier's Tour at Arlington National Cemetery" takes a look at the Old Guard – the Army's ceremonial unit in Washington, D.C.

Cotton tells us about his new book and his politics.