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… Continue reading Town Square Discussion on Partisanship and Book Signing by Ray LaHood

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… Continue reading 74% Want GOP Lawmakers to Try Seeking Bipartisanship

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… Continue reading Cambria Press Book Highlight: Seeking Bipartisanship

Seeking Bipartisanship a Must Now All the More

A recent Pew report noted that "a large majority of the public wants the new president to work closely with members of the opposing party in Congress (76%)" and that "Overall, 50% say it is either very (10%) or somewhat (41%) likely that Donald Trump will work with Democrats in Washington on important issues, while… Continue reading Seeking Bipartisanship a Must Now All the More

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

Secretary Ray LaHood’s C-SPAN Interview about his book “Seeking Bipartisanship”

Former Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood was on C-SPAN for an interview with Peter Slen about his book, Seeking Bipartisanship: My Life in Politics, coauthored with Dr. Frank H. Mackaman of The Dirksen Congressional Center. The following are a few snippets from the interview: On the recent article about his book in The New York… Continue reading Secretary Ray LaHood’s C-SPAN Interview about his book “Seeking Bipartisanship”

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”

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

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

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