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Lamar Smith's Public Statements

Full Name: Lamar S. Smith
Office: U.S. House (TX) - 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
Date Title
Sept. 27, 2008 Judicial Administration and Technical Amendments Act of 2008
Sept. 27, 2008 Webcaster Settlement Act of 2008
Sept. 25, 2008 Media Should Provide Balanced Election Coverage
Sept. 25, 2008 House Passes Major Government Funding and Disaster Relief Bill
Sept. 24, 2008 Time Magazine Shows Bias
Sept. 23, 2008 Associated Press Shows Bias
Sept. 23, 2008 Smith: Democrats' Capitulation on Drilling Signals Important Victory
Sept. 23, 2008 Ryan Haight Online Pharmacy Consumer Protection Act of 2008
Sept. 18, 2008 Best of the Worst Examples of Media Bias
Sept. 18, 2008 Smith Wants Congress to Consider Energy Legislation Before Adjourning
Sept. 17, 2008 Celebrating 75 Years of Effective State-Based Alcohol Regulation
Sept. 17, 2008 Smith: Dem Energy Bill Does Nothing but Provide Political Cover
Sept. 16, 2008 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee: FBI Oversight
Sept. 11, 2008 Media Fairness Initiative: Networks Engage In Labeling Bias
Sept. 9, 2008 Smith: There's No Energy in Dem ‘Energy Bill'
Sept. 9, 2008 Media Fairness
Sept. 9, 2008 Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act of 2008
Sept. 4, 2008 Vote Urgently Needed on American Energy Act
Aug. 28, 2008 Press Conference With House Republican Leaders - Energy Legislation With Rep. George Radanovich; Rep. Louie Gohmert; Rep. Lamar Smith; Rep. Paul Broun
Aug. 26, 2008 Smith: Law Enforcement Feels Sting of High Gas Prices
Aug. 18, 2008 Speaker Pelosi Attempts Energy Bait and Switch
Aug. 1, 2008 Smith Cosponsors Bill to Extend Eligibility of DTV Coupons
Aug. 1, 2008 Smith Votes to Make College More Affordable and Accessible
July 31, 2008 Media Fairness Initiative: Media Donations Favor Democrats
July 30, 2008 Smith: Americans Want Energy, House Dems Want a Vacation
July 30, 2008 Employee Verification Amendment Act of 2008
July 28, 2008 Smith: Family Budgets Squeezed by Fuel Costs
July 24, 2008 New York Times Shows Favoritism
July 24, 2008 Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act of 2008
July 23, 2008 Smith Urges Vote on ‘American Energy Act'
July 22, 2008 Energy Prices
July 21, 2008 Smith and Texas Medical Association Call for Permanent Medicare Fix
July 17, 2008 Hearing of the Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommitee of the House Judiciary Committee - From the Department of Justice to Guantanamo Bay: Administration Lawyers and Administration Interrogation Rules, Part V
July 15, 2008 National Papers Favor Obama
July 14, 2008 Smith: Stop Blocking Development of American Energy
July 10, 2008 Hearing of the Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee - Politicization of the Justice Department and Allegations of Selective Prosecution
June 26, 2008 Smith Introduces Constitutional Amendment to Protect Child Victims of Forcible Rape
June 26, 2008 Smith: Second Amendment Rights Restored to DC Residents and Preserved for Other Americans
June 25, 2008 ADA Amendments Act of 2008
June 25, 2008 CNN Host Says Media Biased
June 24, 2008 Smith Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Improve Safety of Online Pharmacies
June 24, 2008 Public Feels Reporters are Biased
June 20, 2008 FISA Amendments Act of 2008
June 19, 2008 House Strikes Agreement on National Security Law
June 16, 2008 Congressman Smith Applauds Austin Police Department
June 16, 2008 Congressman Smith Applauds San Antonio Police Department
June 12, 2008 Smith: SCOTUS Ruling Jeopardizes National Security
June 12, 2008 Smith Promotes Online Safety Education
June 10, 2008 Statement of Ranking Member Lamar Smith Regarding the Electronic Employment
June 5, 2008 Smith Nanotechnology Bill Passes House
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