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
Cambria Press Publication: The Quest for Leadership In The Quest for Leadership, Meenekshi Bose, the Peter S. Kalikow Chair in Presidential Studies at Hofstra University and Director of Hofstra’s Peter S. Kalikow Center for the Study of the American Presidency, stated that “Presidents are highly constrained in their ability to fulfill their campaign promises—they typically… Continue reading Presidents and Campaign Promises
Cambria Press Publication Excerpt from Seeking Bipartisanship by Ray LaHood with Frank H. Mackaman: "Congress does not need to be —indeed should not be— a contest to see who can shout the loudest or who can throw the most accusations at the other party. We should rationally attempt to address, discuss, and solve problems on… Continue reading Cambria Press Publication Excerpt from Seeking Bipartisanship by Ray LaHood with Frank H. Mackaman
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 is proud and pleased to congratulate author Ivan Sascha Sheehan, Associate Professor of Public and International Affairs at the University of Baltimore, was honored today for being selected by President Kurt Schmoke to receive the 2015 President’s Faculty Award for outstanding contributions related to teaching, research, and service in support of the university’s mission. The award is the highest… Continue reading Cambria Press Author Ivan Sascha Sheehan is the Recipient of the 2015 President’s Faculty Award
The Economist has just reported on President Barack Obama's highly anticipated speech last night, with the article titled "Barack Obama runs a red light." Did he? And if so, can he? And has this been done before? According to Ryan Barilleaux and Jewerl Maxwell: "Presidents make a variety of substantive decisions and issue executive orders,… Continue reading President Barack Obama and Immigration: Yes, he can?
#APSA2014 Question - Answer correctly and you might win a free book! A hint regarding how he did this can be found at the Cambria Press (booth 524) in the APSA book exhibit hall. Drop off your business card with the correct answer for a draw to win a free book! * * * * *… Continue reading #APSA2014 Question: Which President was a Master at Handling Congress?
Happy Presidents' Day! Cambria Press is providing a 40% discount on all hardcover political science titles. Visit the Cambria Press website to browse the books and read the excellent reviews. Some essential books for presidential studies include: CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Jimmy Carter and the Water Wars Tough Times for the President by Ryan J. Barilleaux and Jewerl… Continue reading Happy Presidents’ Day! See Essential Books (and their Outstanding Reviews) for Presidential Studies!