Texas Democrats line up to unseat U.S Rep. Lamar Smith in 21st Congressional District

With 2018 Congressional midterm elections more than a year and a half away, several Texas Democrats say they want to take over the 21st Congressional District from a man they say has been denying climate change’s existence. Lamar Smith, the chairman of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee, has represented the 21st Congressional District—which covers parts of Austin and San Antonio—for three decades, and his opponents say it’s time for him to go. “In his 30 years in Congress, [Smith has] been a consistent voice not for the people of the district, but for partisan politics and special interests,” said Joseph Kopser, one […]

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