Representative Lamar S. Smith's Public Statements


Full Name: Lamar S. Smith
Current Office: U.S. House - District 21, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1986
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 21
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary March 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Beth; 2 Children
Birth Date: 11/19/1947
Birth Place: San Antonio, TX
Home City: San Antonio, TX
Religion: Christian Scientist
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5/07/14 House Holds Former IRS Official in Contempt 7/09/12 Smith: Silence on Dem Data Firm Raises Suspicion that DOJ Has Something to Hide 5/30/12 Congressman Lamar Smith Earns GOP Nomination for Texas 21 9/20/11 Media Bias Changes Election Results 6/01/11 Hearing of the Constitution Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee - Oversight Hearing on the Justice Department Civil Rights Division 10/15/10 Letter to the Honorable Thomas Perez, Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Justice 7/21/10 Looking Behind the Curtain of the National Media 4/30/10 Smith Opposes HR 2499, Puerto Rico Democracy Act Of 2009 4/13/10 Americans Say Media Bias Is Bigger Problem Than Campaign Contributions 3/16/10 DOJ Refuses To Investigate ACORN 1/20/10 Smith Statement On Special Election 10/29/09 Newsweek gives President Free Advertising 10/07/09 Smith: DHS Funding ACORN Is Inexcusable 9/21/09 DOJ IG To Investigate ACORN Funds 9/17/09 Smith-Co-Sponsored Bill To Cut ACORN Funding Passes House 6/02/09 Media Should Not Allow Voting To Influence Reporting 10/14/08 Smith Calls on Congress, Justice Department to Investigate ACORN 9/25/08 Media Should Provide Balanced Election Coverage 9/24/08 Time Magazine Shows Bias 7/24/08 New York Times Shows Favoritism 7/15/08 National Papers Favor Obama 1/29/08 Voter ID Media Bias 1/23/08 Disproportionate Media Coverage 1/16/08 Congressman Smith on Harvard Media Fairness Study 10/17/07 RESTORE Act of 2007 7/31/07 Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007 5/24/07 Honest Leadership And Open Government Act Of 2007 4/22/04 Smith: Uphold the Right of the People to Govern