August 5, 2013 7:18 AM

Jason Smith, Missouri’s newest congressman: Regulatory reform is ‘my passion’

Jason Smith, Missouri’s newest member of Congress, enjoyed his first legislative success this week when the House adopted his amendment giving Congress veto power over any new regulation under the Affordable Care Act. Never mind that the amendment and a slew of proposals in the same vein have no hope of passing the Senate, let alone being signed by the president.

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