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story.lead_photo.caption New U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., is congratulated by Vice President Joe Biden after a ceremonial swearing-in Tuesday in the Old Senate Chamber. Cotton’s wife, Anna, watches the exchange. (AP / SUSAN WALSH )

For the first time in nearly 150 years, an all-Republican delegation was sworn in Tuesday to represent Arkansas in the U.S. House and Senate.

Photo by Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Information about the Arkansas delegation including a map showing the congressional districts.

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Print Headline: 6 sworn in to Congress


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  • mhck52
    January 7, 2015 at 1:52 p.m.

    I must be dumber than I think. Aren't you sworn-in for your full term? Why would Boozman have to be sworn-in again?

  • 3rdWorldState
    January 7, 2015 at 2:09 p.m.

    "I'm eager to work toward proven, conservative solutions that advance our country, state, and district," he said.
    Really? Name one in the last 30 years.

  • carpenterretired
    January 7, 2015 at 9:28 p.m.

    My MY young Tom was a student of Elizabeth Warren while at Harvard didn't known that ,another grand fact about the Great Gatsby of East Yell (Pryor campaign missed a golden opportunity ) . The boys at the hardware store may become upset if they find out about that, as Warren causes about as much emotional pain as Obama.

  • RBBrittain
    January 8, 2015 at 12:44 a.m.

    @mhck52: Boozman was NOT sworn in again. As is typical during the official oath ceremony on the Senate floor, he accompanied Cotton to the podium and held his Bible.