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Ray LaHood releases new book “Seeking Bipartisanship”

The Honorable Ray LaHood

By Ryne Turke (original source WLDS)

“Former Jacksonville Congressman Ray LaHood discusses his time in Washington and the direction of national politics in his new book “Seeking Bipartisanship”.

LaHood nearly became Speaker of the House, but the gavel went to now disgraced former Illinois Congressman Dennis Hastert. LaHood also considered moving his political career from Washington to Springfield.

“I thought about it very seriously, traveled around the state and actually raised a little money. Then I had a very serious conversation with Judy Baar Topinka. We decided that she would be the best candidate and I decided not to run,” says LaHood.”

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