U.S. Representative, Washington's 9th District
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Congressman Adam Smith represents the Ninth District of Washington, serving parts of King County including South Seattle, Renton, and Federal Way. Smith has served in Congress since 1996. His top priorities include creating equal economic opportunity by expanding access to high-quality education and job-training opportunities, and building stronger communities by promoting affordable housing; quality and affordable health care, including mental and behavioral health care; and gun violence prevention. As a senior member of Democratic Leadership in the House, Congressman Smith also serves as the Democratic leader of the House Armed Services Committee, where he is a strong advocate for our military members and their families.
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About the Festival
The Crosscut Ideas Festival is a celebration of big ideas and a gathering for bold thinkers. Newsmakers, changemakers and innovators come together to take a fresh look at the biggest issues of our time. Over one week, the Crosscut Ideas Festival hosts fireside conversations and panels, meetups, art installations, workshops, and interactive experiences.