Former New York Congressman Rick Lazio will speak at Samford University Friday, March 9, at 4 p.m. in Dwight Beeson Hall auditorium. The public is invited.
Lazio, 42, gained national attention during his unsuccessful 2000 campaign against Hillary Clinton for the U.S. Senate.
He was first elected to Congress in 1992 to represent Long Island, New York. During his three terms, Lazio became the sole Representative to serve on the Commerce and Banking committees.
A former prosecutor, he is a graduate of Vassar College and American University Law School.
His Samford appearance is sponsored by the Student Activities Council and the Samford College Republicans. He will discuss his political experiences and the importance of his faith and family.