Highlights of Jeff Smith’s work

Jeff SmithClick here for the best-of articles on his political rise, term in federal prison, and launch of his second act.

Click here to check out the new book Jeff has co-authored, The Recovering Politician’s Twelve Step Plan to Survive Crisis.

Also check out:


·      A Former Lawmaker On What “House Of Cards” Gets Right — And What It Doesn’tBuzzfeed, February 28, 2013.

·         Jeff Smith. 2012. “Can Jeb Bush Sway the GOP on Taxes, Debt?” CNN, December 11, 2012.

·         Jeff Smith. 2012. “Seven Things Republicans Must Do: Candid Advice From a Democrat Who Values Country Over Party.” Politix, November 12, 2012.

·         Jeff Smith. 2012. “What’s The Matter with Missouri?” The Atlantic, August 24, 2012.

·         Jeff Smith. 2012. “Eleven Reasons Akin Won’t Quit.” Salon, August 21, 2012.

·         Jeff Smith. 2012. “From Wallace to Paul and Perry.” St. Louis Post-Dispatch, January 4, 2012.



·         “Up” with Chris Hayes, Roundtable panelist, March 9, 2013.

·         “The Daily Circuit,” Minnesota Public Radio, February 28, 2013.

·         “Tips to Avoid Scandal.” The Cycle, MSNBC. February 8, 2013.

·         “Todd Akin & the U.S. Senate Race. “Viewpoint with Eliot Spitzer.” Current TV. August 21, 2012.

·          “Dylan Ratigan Show.” MSNBC, February 8, 2011.



·         Jo Mannies. 2012. “Jeff Smith Takes on Higher Profile in Missouri Policy Even as He Remains in New York.” St. Louis Beacon, December 27, 2012.

·         Erika Vaatainen. 2012. “Jeff Smith’s New Beginning at The New School.” New School Free Press, September 25, 2012.


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