First step to #EndTheDivide is #SeekingBipartsanship

"The ideological divide between the parties, enflamed by the sense of partisan superiority claimed by both sides, produced legislative gridlock. There were no winners. We need to get back to an America where Congress solves problems, passes a farm bill, passes an immigration bill, passes tax reform, passes a budget. It is possible. We proved… Continue reading First step to #EndTheDivide is #SeekingBipartsanship

White House Correspondent for The New York Times, Peter Baker, Interviews Cambria Press Author Secretary Ray LaHood About His New Book, “Seeking Bipartisanship”

Read the article by Peter Baker, White House Correspondent for The New York Times, in which he interviews Cambria Press author Secretary Ray LaHood about his new book, Seeking Bipartisanship, which he coauthored with Dr. Frank H. Mackaman who heads The Dirksen Congressional Center. Learn more about Seeking Bipartisanship. ISBN: 9781604979053 · 360pp. (includes photos)… Continue reading White House Correspondent for The New York Times, Peter Baker, Interviews Cambria Press Author Secretary Ray LaHood About His New Book, “Seeking Bipartisanship”

Secretary Ray LaHood and IOP Director David Axelrod discuss bipartisanship at the University of Chicago

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

Seeking Bipartisanship by Secretary Ray LaHood Makes Front-Page News

Ray LaHood Seeking Bipartisanship Cambria Press publication book author review

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… Continue reading Seeking Bipartisanship by Secretary Ray LaHood Makes Front-Page News

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

#APSA2015 Meet Tom Cronin & Michael Genovese @CambriaPress Booth TODAY

#APSA2015 Cambria Press Booth (705) at 10 a.m. on Friday: Meet Thomas Cronin, Michael Genovese, and the authors behind The Quest for Leadership Meet Thomas E. Cronin, Michael Genovese, and the authors behind The Quest for Leadership today at 10 a.m. at the Cambria Press booth (705) in the #APSA2015 book exhibit hall. You might… Continue reading #APSA2015 Meet Tom Cronin & Michael Genovese @CambriaPress Booth TODAY

#APSA2015 David Parker & Doing Archival Research in Political Science

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

Tough Times for the President

Cambria Press publication Tough Times for the President (Chapter Excerpts) Chapter 1: Presidents in Tough Times "Many presidents face situations of political adversity. Some even face adversity on more than one occasion. The case studies will enhance our understanding not only of the power of the presidency but of how chief executives have been able… Continue reading Tough Times for the President

5 Must-Read Books for the 2016 Election

The following Cambria Press publications have received outstanding reviews not only from top academic journals but also scholars and practitioners. Select quotes and excerpts from the book reviews are provided below. 1. Jockeying for the American Presidency by Lara M. Brown Quote from the book: It is about understanding how presidential aspirants turn political conditions and exogenous… Continue reading 5 Must-Read Books for the 2016 Election

Sean Kelly, Coeditor of the Cambria PIPPA Series, Appointed to National Advisory Council

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