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Adam Smith's Public Statements

Full Name: Adam Smith
Office: U.S. House (WA) - 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
Date Title
Issue Position: Respecting America's Workers
Issue Position: Homeland Security
Issue Position: National Defense
Issue Position: Social Security
Issue Position: Energy
Issue Position: Education
Issue Position: Supporting Small Business
Issue Position: Economy & Jobs
Issue Position: Making Growth Work: Traffic, Housing & Communities
Issue Position: Honoring Our Veterans & Military Retirees
Issue Position: Access to Quality Health Care
July 1, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary Department of Homeland Security - Indefinite Detention of Immigrants
July 1, 2014 Rep. Roybal-Allard Leads Members of Congress in Calling for an End to the Indefinite Detention of Immigrants
June 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Biodiesel Volume
June 27, 2014 Letter to Ken Chiro Sasae, Ambassador of Japan to the United States - Kono Statement Report
June 25, 2014 Smith Calls for Better Voting Rights Protection on One Year Anniversary of SCOTUS Decision
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 19, 2014 Ranking Member Smith Statement on Iraq
June 19, 2014 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - Iran's Nuclear Program
June 19, 2014 Ranking Member Adam Smith's Statement on Iraq
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 17, 2014 Ranking Member Smith's Statement on Capture of Ahmed Abu Khattala
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
June 16, 2014 Congressman Smith Applauds President for Executive Order on LGBT Discrimination
June 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Enact More Humane Immigration Deportation and Detention Policy
June 11, 2014 Congressman Smith Statement Opposing FY 2015 T-Hud Appropriations Bill
June 11, 2014 Hearing of the House Armed Services Committee - Transfer of Guatanamo Detainees
June 3, 2014 Congressman Smith Recognizes LGBTQ Pride Month
June 2, 2014 Letter to Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Campaign Finance Decisions
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 29, 2014 Congressman Smith Statement on Puget Sound Being Named one of the 12 Manufacturing Communities
May 28, 2014 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
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
May 27, 2014 Ranking Member Adam Smith Applauds Afghanistan Troop Announcement
May 27, 2014 Ranking Member Adam Smith on Afghanistan Troop Announcement
May 22, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Social Security Administration Acting Commissioner- Same-Sex Spouses Deserve Equal Social Security Benefits
May 22, 2014 Ranking Member Smith's Statement on Passage of NDAA
May 22, 2014 Smith Statement on the USA Freedom Act
May 21, 2014 Ranking Member Adam Smith Statement on Benghazi Select Committee
May 21, 2014 Smith Seeks to Prevent Detention, Strengthen Federal Courts
May 21, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
May 21, 2014 Ranking Member Adam Smith Offers Plan to Close GTMO--Detainee Provisions in NDAA Provoke Veto Threat From White House
May 21, 2014 Smith Seeks to Prevent Indefinite Detention, Strengthen Federal Courts
May 21, 2014 Ranking Member Adam Smith Offers Plan to Close GTMO
May 21, 2014 Ranking Member Adam Smith Statement on Benghazi Select Committee
May 20, 2014 Ranking Member Smith's Statement on NDAA General Debate
May 20, 2014 Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015
May 12, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Regarding a Competitive Bidding Process in Incentive Auction
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas J. Vilsack, Secretary of the Department of Agriculture and Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
May 8, 2014 Congressman Smith Introduces Legislation to Improve Standards, Conditions at Detention Centers
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