Representative Adam Smith's Public Statements


Full Name: Adam Smith
Current Office: U.S. House - District 9, Democratic
First Elected: 11/05/1996
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 9
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Sara; 2 Children: Kendall, Jack
Birth Date: 06/15/1965
Birth Place: Washington, DC
Home City: Bellevue, WA
Religion: Christian
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Issue Position: Honoring Our Veterans & Military Retirees Issue Position: Economy & Jobs Issue Position: Respecting America's Workers Issue Position: Supporting Small Business Issue Position: Homeland Security Issue Position: Education Issue Position: National Defense Issue Position: Social Security Issue Position: Access to Quality Health Care Issue Position: Making Growth Work: Traffic, Housing & Communities Issue Position: Energy 7/24/14 Smith Statement on House Republican Plan to Address Humanitarian Situation at the Border 7/22/14 Letter to Walter Cruickshank, Acting Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management - Oil and Gas Leasing Program Concerns 7/18/14 Smith Statement on Unaccompanied Minors 7/17/14 Smith Remarks on Conflict in Israel, Calls for Hamas to Accept Cease-Fire 7/16/14 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - Fiscal Year 2015 OCO Budget Request 7/16/14 Smith Reaction to Senate Blocking Legislation to Reverse Hobby Lobby Decision 7/16/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Adoption Crisis in the DRC 7/14/14 Comment on Letter to President on Consultation of Congress on Iran Sanctions 7/14/14 Smith Statement on Humanitarian Crisis at the Border 7/10/14 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - Defense Reform: Empowering Success in Acquisition 7/09/14 Ranking Member Adam Smith's Statement on Benghazi Transcripts 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 7/01/14 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary Department of Homeland Security - Indefinite Detention of Immigrants 7/01/14 Rep. Roybal-Allard Leads Members of Congress in Calling for an End to the Indefinite Detention of Immigrants 6/27/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume 6/27/14 Letter to Ken Chiro Sasae, Ambassador of Japan to the United States - Kono Statement Report 6/25/14 Smith Calls for Better Voting Rights Protection on One Year Anniversary of SCOTUS Decision 6/20/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions 6/19/14 Ranking Member Adam Smith's Statement on Iraq 6/19/14 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - Iran's Nuclear Program 6/19/14 Ranking Member Smith Statement on Iraq 6/18/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash 6/17/14 Ranking Member Smith's Statement on Capture of Ahmed Abu Khattala 6/17/14 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers 6/16/14 Congressman Smith Applauds President for Executive Order on LGBT Discrimination 6/12/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy 6/11/14 Congressman Smith Statement Opposing FY 2015 T-Hud Appropriations Bill 6/11/14 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - Transfer of Guatanamo Detainees 6/03/14 Congressman Smith Recognizes LGBTQ Pride Month 6/02/14 Letter to Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Campaign Finance Decisions 5/29/14 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations 5/29/14 Congressman Smith Statement on Puget Sound Being Named one of the 12 Manufacturing Communities 5/28/14 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration; Michael Froman, Trade Represenative; Kathryn Sulliva, Acting Adminstrator of the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 5/28/14 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses 5/27/14 Ranking Member Adam Smith Applauds Afghanistan Troop Announcement 5/27/14 Ranking Member Adam Smith on Afghanistan Troop Announcement 5/22/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits 5/22/14 Ranking Member Smith's Statement on Passage of NDAA 5/22/14 Smith Statement on the USA Freedom Act