At last night's book launch party held by Bloomberg Government for Secretary Ray LaHood, a Department of Transportation (DOT) alum fondly recalled Secretary LaHood's trademark "Lookit!" Indeed, Americans--Republicans and Democrats alike--will do well to look at his new book, Seeking Bipartisanship, which Secretary LaHood coauthored with Dr. Frank H. Mackaman who heads The Dirksen Congressional… Continue reading Lookit! Ray LaHood’s Speech on Seeking Bipartisanship at the Bloomberg Government Book Launch Party
Launching his new book, Seeking Bipartisanship (coauthored with Dr. Frank Mackaman who heads The Dirksen Congressional Center), Secretary Ray LaHood will be speaking at the University of Chicago's Institute of Politics on the topic that could not be timelier in American politics--bipartisanship. He will be joined by David Axelrod for this event which will take… Continue reading Secretary Ray LaHood and IOP Director David Axelrod discuss bipartisanship at the University of Chicago
Ray LaHood, former Secretary of Transportation and the only elected Republican to serve in President Obama's Cabinet, will be interviewed on October 26 by PBS NewsHour anchor Judy Woodruff at WTVP about his new book Seeking Bipartisanship which he coauthored with Dr. Frank Mackaman who heads The Dirksen Congressional Center. The interview will take place… Continue reading Ray LaHood to be Interviewed by PBS NewsHour Anchor Judy Woodruff about his book “Seeking Bipartisanship”
If there is one book to read to follow and make sense of the 2016 presidential election, it is Dr. Lara M. Brown's Jockeying for the American Presidency. In her groundbreaking book, Dr. Brown called long ago what pundits are saying today. Cambria Press Publication: Jockeying for the American Presidency by Lara M. Brown For… Continue reading #Election2016 – What You Need to Know About Jockeying for the American Presidency
Quote from Cambria Press Publication Following last night's GOP debate and in celebration of Constitution Day, we share a quote from Anthony Gierzynski's well-reviewed book, Saving American Elections, that astutely captures this moment in American political history: "Americans love to have choices. In general, they demand—and get—a seemingly endless variety of options, whether groceries, home-improvement supplies, shoes,… Continue reading Constitution Day – Quote from Saving American Elections by Anthony Gierzynski (Cambria PIPPA Series Publication)
Cambria Press Publication Excerpt from Doing Archival Research in Political Science Much of what is known about congressional campaigns is observed from the outside—in the brochures that are produced, the campaign advertisements that are aired, the polls that are taken by media organizations, and the articles that are written in newspapers. Less is known, however,… Continue reading #APSA2015 David Parker & Doing Archival Research in Political Science
From Cambria Press: #2016Election MUST READ--Saving American Elections This is a book which CHOICE, the academic library journal, recommends for "all readership levels"--One reason: the book provides a way to "teach the public to think of elections as a way to participate in community decisions and less as an individual expression of opinion." http://goo.gl/H7ssgY See… Continue reading #2016Election – Can the American Elections be Saved?
Cambria Press congratulates award-winning author and PIPPA (Politics, Institutions, and Public Administration) series coeditor, Sean Kelly, on his prestigious appointment to a national advisory council to further understanding on how Congress works. Not only is Dr. Kelly extremely qualified for the position given his impressive, award-winning research, but he is also an exceptionally dedicated political… Continue reading Sean Kelly, Coeditor of the Cambria PIPPA Series, Appointed to National Advisory Council
#APSA2014 Must! Michael Genovese's session on Thursday and his highly acclaimed book Corruption and American Politics. This book is in the Cambria Politics, Institutions, and Public Policy in America (PIPPA) Series by Scott Frisch and Sean Kelly. Get the #APSA2014 book highlights See the book at the Cambria Press #APSA2014 booth 524. Stay posted! LIKE Cambria Press on Facebook, follow Cambria Press on… Continue reading More #APSA2014 Musts! Michael Genovese’s session and his book Corruption and American Politics
New and noteworthy books by Gavin Newsom and Cass Sunstein as reported in The Economist ... See also an earlier book Local Government Consolidation in the United States by Dagney Faulk and Michael Hicks! Governor Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. (Indiana) praises the book because "Dr. Faulk and Dr. Hicks have confirmed in scholarly data what common sense… Continue reading Cambria Press authors Dagney Faulk and Michael Hicks were ahead of the curve in calling for local government consolidation!