Tag: Bipartisan

Town Square Discussion on Partisanship and Book Signing by Ray LaHood

The only elected Republican selected for President Obama’s Cabinet, former U.S. transportation secretary and congressman Ray LaHood sought to bridge the partisan divide between the new Democratic administration and Republicans on Capitol Hill. In 2015, LaHood, along with coauthor Dr. Frank H. Mackaman of The Dirksen Congressional Center, released their book Seeking Bipartisanship: My Life in Politics, which has been...

74% Want GOP Lawmakers to Try Seeking Bipartisanship

A Fox News Poll taken Sunday through Tuesday finds that “74 percent want GOP lawmakers to reach out to Democrats and try to find a compromise.  That includes 86 percent of Democrats and 59 percent of Republicans.” Can the Republicans engage in seeking bipartisanship? One has already done so. The only elected Republican selected for President Obama’s Cabinet, Ray LaHood...

Cambria Press Book Highlight: Seeking Bipartisanship

As budget debates continue in Washington, will President Donald Trump’s $1 trillion infrastructure plan be realized or will it fall through? The infrastructure issue is one which President Obama’s administration attempted to address too. Former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood was just interviewed on the National Journal about this and he also discussed the problem in his book, Seeking Bipartisanship:...

Seeking Bipartisanship by Secretary Ray LaHood Makes Front-Page News

Seeking Bipartisanship, the new book by Secretary Ray LaHood with Frank H. Mackaman of the Dirksen Congressional Center, made front-page news this weekend. An online article is also available. It notes that like Secretary LaHood, the atypical politician: The writing for the book also followed an atypical pattern. LaHood and Mackaman started in mid-2007, in the end of LaHood’s last...

Outstanding Turnout for Secretary Ray LaHood’s Book Talk on Seeking Bipartisanship at Bradley University

Cambria Press Book Talk by Author Secretary Ray LaHood Close to 300 people turned up for Secretary Ray LaHood’s talk on his new book, Seeking Bipartisanship, at Bradley University yesterday. The book, which was written with Dr. Frank H. Mackaman who heads the Dirksen Congressional Center, is an unprecedented book detailing Secretary LaHood’s efforts to bridge the partisan divide between...

Cambria Press Publication Excerpt from Seeking Bipartisanship by Ray LaHood with Frank H. Mackaman

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 behalf of the citizens we...

APSA 2013 – Best Part – Meeting yet another happy author and learning about saving the American elections!

Dr. Anthony “Jack” Gierzynski is today’s featured Cambria Press author. His book is exactly what the American government needs to read as we approach the upcoming election seasons of 2014 and 2016. With Americans still weary from the 2012 election, one has to wonder if the future elections will bring about any change we can actually believe in. If there...

What will the 2014 and 2016 Elections Solve?

Not a thing! This is what Dr. Anthony Gierzynski (University of Vermont), author of the widely praised Saving the American Elections: A Diagnosis and Prescription for a Healthier Democracy (Cambria Press, 2011), predicts based on his research. Read Dr. Gierzynski’s commentary below: *        *       *       *       *       *       *       * Malfunctioning Elections and Gridlock: Why the 2014 and 2016 Elections Won’t Solve a Thing The extreme extent...

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