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Rep. Lamar Smith

The Latest From Rep. Lamar Smith
The Titan supercomputer at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Oak Ridge, Tenn. The U.S. is falling behind China in key science and technology areas, Smith writes. (Courtesy Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

Opinion: Science That Leads

Prioritize Research in the National Interest | Letter to the Editor

Solving the Sanctuary Cities Problem | Commentary

Fracking: Good Science Vs. Science Fiction | Commentary

EPA Proposes Radical Regulatory Agenda | Commentary

‘Assault on Science’ Tired Partisan Rhetoric | Commentary

A Bipartisan Solution to Improve American Innovation | Commentary

Should Illegal Immigrants Be Legalized? | Commentary

Republicans Need to Face the Facts on Immigration Reform | Commentary

Smith: Coordinate R&D to Prevent Cyberattacks

Smith: Ensuring Science Investments Provide Strong Return

Smith: Obama Administration Makes Unprecedented Power Grab

Smith: President Is Ignoring Immigration Laws

Smith: E-Verify Puts American Workers First

Smith: E-Verify Program Is Not Discriminatory

Smith: Patent Reform a Fair Result

Smith: Enforcing Immigration Laws Is Key to Success

Smith: DREAM Act Was Overbroad

Smith: GOP Plans to Focus On Security, Economy