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Monday, June 9, 2014

Democratic Party hits Tom Cotton on opposition to disaster aid

Posted By on Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 11:39 AM

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It's a fact. Republican Rep. Tom Cotton voted repeatedly against funding disaster aid accounts — not just the one vote for Hurricane Sandy aid to the Northeast for which he offered as an alibi other items in the appropriation measure.

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