Tom Cotton Ties The Knot

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U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton was married this weekend to Virgina attorney Anna Peckham, according to his office.

The wedding took place Saturday (March 15) at a small ceremony with family and friends, said spokesman David Ray. The location is being kept confidential, Ray said.

Peckham will take the congressman’s last name and be called Anna Cotton. The couple will take a short honeymoon during the congressional recess and ultimately live and raise a family in Arkansas, Ray said.

Cotton’s wife grew up in rural Nebraska and met him at a lunch that she attended “at the encouragement of a mutual friend,” Ray said. The two have been engaged since 2013.

Cotton, a 36-year-old first-term Republican from Dardanelle, is seeking to unseat U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., is this year’s election.

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  • Pavel Ryevnikow

    Tom Cotton is the name of a character in “The Lord of the Rings.” He is the father of Rosie Cotton, who eventually marries Samwise Gamgee and bears him thirteen children. Look it up, kids.

    • atc8824

      Tom Cotton was born way before Lord of the Rings.If you cant tell reality from TV then put down the welfare beer and cigarettes and get out into reality.

    • Pavel Ryevnikow

      At least in our fictional world people adhere to proper punctuation, diction, and orthography.

      • atc8824

        Yep never fails when people can’t think of anything smart they go after your spelling or punctuation.It’s not about Lord of the rings.People who live in fictional world can’t see reality!!!!

      • Pavel Ryevnikow

        It IS about “The Lord of the Rings.” Without it, there never would have been a Tom Cotton. Without him, the poor girl pictured above would never have had an opportunity to say “Yes” to that dress and cut into that lovely multilayer cake (I hope it was buttercream; that is a delicacy among the hobbits).

  • CQ

    I hope he doesn’t treat her as bad as he votes on women’s issues! Supports NSA email searches, Wants to get rid of Social Security and Medicare. Another Kock brothers’ toy. Sick.

    • Joan

      Congratulations! To CQ- Imagine a paycheck whereby you get the money taken out for Social Security and Medicare, and you can invest it yourself or just open a retirement account from which you can withdraw whatever amount you need each month. Imagine the freedom-that’s what Tom Cotton wants. It would not strip people of it, but would begin phasing it out. The money is gone anyway thanks to government “borrowing”from it. In fact, if everyone got their full paycheck each month and had to write a check to the governments for everything taken out, they would pay more attention as to where it was being spent.

  • atc8824

    How to tell the difference in a Democrat and Republican the democrat want to keep all the hand outs and the republican wants to quit handing out their paycheck to lazy people that make welfare a job trade.Welfare was never intended to be a career.

    • atc8824

      The Quote was from Bill Clinton who unlike Obama wanted people to work and stay off welfare because he limited it to 5 years now people make a career out of welfare.

  • john

    The problem is that lots of people in society just can’t hardly make it. These people are struggling to raise kids and being born into a dirt poor family themselves, it just takes everything to live day to day.

    Say what social security taxes that person paid in + employer’s contribution was instead invested in the risky stock market.

    At age 63 all that money was lost, just like 2008-2009 melt down.

    Then who is going to feed that old starving widow who is too frail to work. Her kids are already struggling and the Church is already broke.

    At least with social security, some form of income is in place for the dirt poor who lived a hard life with no hand up and lots of hard times.

  • atc8824

    I am sorry but most poor people quit school either because of drugs,alcohol ,young pregnancy or they do not wanna work.I was married to a man whose family would not work could not afford shoes for their kids but sure could afford those cigarettes.and to play bingo.Why do most poor people smoke drink and do drugs?Maybe their lifestyle is why they are poor.

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