"Thomas Jeffery "Tom" Cole" is the United States House of Representatives/U.S. Representative for , serving since 2003. He is a member of the Republican Party (United States)/Republican Party. He is a Deputy Party whips of the United States House of Representatives/Majority Whip. The chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) from 2006 to 2008, he was, during his tenure, the fourth-ranking Republican Party (United States)/Republican leader in the House. As of 2012, Cole – a member of the Chickasaw Nation – is one of only two registered Native Americans in the United States/Native Americans in Congress (the other being fellow Oklahoman Markwayne Mullin).If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous politicians! More Tom Cole on Wikipedia.