Raymond H. "Ray" LaHood is an American politician who served as United States Secretary of Transportation from 2009 until 2013. A Republican from Illinois, LaHood represented Illinois's 18th congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1995 to 2009. In 2015, LaHood's book, 'Seeking Bipartisanship: My Life in Politics', coauthored with Frank H. Mackaman of The Dirksen Congressional Center, was published by Cambria Press. Wikipedia*
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Ray LaHood has 274 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1992 Roundtable as a Chief of Staff for the Michel, R. (R-IL) of the U.S. House of Representatives. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 38 videos as a Republican Representative for Illinois's 18th district. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2014 with an average of 33,994 views per program. Most appearances with Barack Obama (7), Susan Swain (6), David E. Skaggs (6). Most common tags: Transportation, Safety, U.S. Economy.