Meet Jason Smith

Sunday, February 10, 2013

NAME: Jason Smith

AGE: 32. Born June 16, 1980, in St. Louis.

HOME: Salem, Mo.

POLITICAL PARTY: Republican.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degrees in business administration and agricultural economics, University of Missouri; law degree from Oklahoma City University.

EXPERIENCE: Missouri House of Representatives, January 2006 to present; elected Missouri House speaker pro tem by colleagues in January 2013.

FAMILY: Single.

QUOTE: "The fiscal responsibility in Washington, D.C., is what's destroying our country, and we've got to take control of it and get it back."

-- Associated Press

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