Tag: Scott Frisch

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...

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...

President Obama’s reaction to the Ferguson situation by Ryan Barilleaux and Jewerl Maxwell, authors of Tough Times for the President

The following is a commentary on President Obama’s reaction to the Ferguson situation by Ryan Barilleaux and Jewerl Maxwell, authors of Tough Times for the President, who discuss the lessons which can be gleaned from past presidents. *  *  *  *  *  *  *  * The current civil unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, has led many to recall the racial animosity...

APSA 2014 – Politics, Institutions, and Public Policy in America (PIPPA) Series by Scott Frisch and Sean Kelly

Be sure to check out the outstanding Politics, Institutions, and Public Policy in America (PIPPA) Series by Scott Frisch and Sean Kelly at #APSA2014 at the Cambria Press booth (#524)! * * * * * * * * Stay posted on exciting news and great offers (one will be coming up for APSA)! LIKE Cambria Press on Facebook, followCambria Press on Twitter, and...

Cambria Press Series Editors Scott Frisch and Sean Kelly’s Roll Call Op-ed with John Porter

  In their Roll Call op-ed, Cambria Press series editors  Scott Frisch and Sean Kelly and John Porter (former Member of Congress and Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education) recommended “restoring the power of the purse to the Congress” because this “will allow members of Congress to fully represent the interests of the constituents,...

Cambria Press author and series coeditor Sean Kelly interviewed on Al Jazeera about the government shutdown

Cambria Press author and series coeditor Sean Kelly has been weighing in on the spending fights in Washington, DC.  On the eve of the temporary resolution of the shutdown and debt crisis Kelly was invited by Al Jazeera to offer his analysis of the likelihood of default.  Prior to the resolution of the debt crisis Kelly said: “No one should...

With this US government shutdown, will President Obama have a showdown like the one between President Clinton and the 104th Congress?

What will President Obama do now in the face of the US government #shutdown? Will he act like his predecessor “Bill Clinton, who stared down the 104th Congress in a government shutdown and demonized Newt Gingrich in the process”? (Ryan J. Barilleaux and Jewerl Maxwell, Tough times for the President: Political Adversity and the Sources of Presidential Power [Amherst, N.Y.:...

APSA 2013 Annual Meeting for Cambria Press – Best Part is Meeting Happy Authors!

The 2013 APSA annual meeting was an extremely busy one for Cambria Press, with a packed schedule with back-to-back meetings the entire time. It was great getting to know new people and learning more about the research–we are sorry that we could not meet everyone, but thankfully there is always e-mail! In addition to the Cambria Press bag being noted...

President Obama + Social Movement to Address Climate Change!

In his inauguration speech and State of the Union address this year, President Barack Obama robustly signaled he would do more to combat climate change during his second term and unveiled an aggressive new climate change strategy on Tuesday, but more is needed and not just from the president. Check out the award-winning book Social Movement to Address Climate Change: Local Steps for...

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