Jeff Smith

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Jeff Smith, a Democratic member of the Missouri Senate from 2007 to 2009, has a PhD in political science from Washington University in St. Louis, and has taught there and at Dartmouth College. He spent much of 2010 in jail, after pleading guilty to 2 counts of obstruction of justice and resigning his seat. He's now consulting on affordable housing policy and writing a book about politics and prison.