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LaHood’s memoir focuses on working ‘both sides of the aisle’

The Honorable Ray LaHood
 

By Chris Kaergard (original source The State Journal-Register)

“For many people, serving in Congress would be lifetime achievement enough.

Add onto that an initiative to bring civility to an increasingly uncivil institution, service as presiding officer during the impeachment of a president, and a seat on the intelligence committee during and after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Then throw in 4 1/2 years as one of just a handful of people who have served in the Cabinet of a president from the other party.

For Ray LaHood, all those experiences come together in a memoir due out later this month, “Seeking Bipartisanship: My Life in Politics,” covering the Peoria native’s two decades of elected and appointed service.”

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