The author is a Louisiana state senator who served 8 years as secretary of state. He served as the commissioner of insurance for 12 years.
The author is a former US congressman from Indiana who negotiated on behalf of the US Government with representatives of the Peoples Republic of Vietnam for h umane treatment of POWs during the Vietnam War.
The author was the New Orleans communication director during Huricane Katrina.
The author is an Alaskan senator famous for filibustering the end to the draft