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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...

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 it during Bill Clinton’s administration...

Lookit! Ray LaHood’s Speech on Seeking Bipartisanship at the Bloomberg Government Book Launch Party

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 Center. The response from the...

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 place this Thursday (November 5)...

PBS Newshour Anchor Judy Woodruff Interviews former Secretary Ray LaHood about his new book, Seeking Bipartisanship

Last night’s event with PBS Newshour anchor Judy Woodruff and former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood went exceedingly well. The interview and book signing took place at the WTVP station in Peoria, Illinois. Learn more about Seeking Bipartisanship which comes recommended by both Republican and Democrat politicians and political scientists. Like Cambria Press on Facebook, subscribe to the Cambria Press...

Ray LaHood to be Interviewed by PBS NewsHour Anchor Judy Woodruff about his book “Seeking Bipartisanship”

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 at 6:15 p.m. See more...

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...

#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 be one of the lucky...

Can the American Elections be Saved?

Cambria Press publication: Saving American Elections (Chapter Excerpts) From Section I: Diagnosis Chapter 1: Symptoms Although Americans have many opportunities to vote, large proportions of the citizenry (majorities in most cases) often do not exercise their right to do so (figure 1.9 summarizes typical levels of participation for various types of elections in the United States). These low levels of voting...

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