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Ray LaHood

Ray H. LaHood is an American politician who served as the 16th United States Secretary of Transportation from 2009 to 2013 under President Barack Obama. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served in the Illinois House of Representatives and United States House of Representatives . Wikipedia*

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Ray LaHood has 281 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1992 Roundtable as a Chief of Staff for Michel, R. (R-IL) in the U.S. House of Representatives. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 38 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 42,568 views per program as a Secretary for the Department of Transportation. Most appearances with Barack Obama (7), Susan Swain (6), David E. Skaggs (6). Most common tags: Transportation, Safety, U.S. Economy.

Appearances by Title:


U.S. Representative, R-IL 18th January 3, 1995 - January 3, 2009 Videos: 213 Secretary, Department of Transportation c. January 23, 2009 - July 2, 2013 Videos: 67 Chief of Staff, Michel, R. (R-IL), U.S. House of Representatives c. November 24, 1992 - c. December 7, 1994 Videos: 1

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Past Elections

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

Historic election results compiled from data found on FEC.gov


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