Conservative politician who took office as the U.S. Representative for Texas' twenty-first Congressional District in 1987.
He was a writer for the Christian Science Monitor.
He sponsored the Stop Online Piracy Act and Protecting Children From Internet Pornographers Act.
He has a wife named Elizabeth Lynn Schaefer and two children from a previous marriage, named Neil Seeligson and Tobin Wells.
He presented the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to change the patent system signed and made a law by Barack Obama.