"Rodney McKinnie Alexander" is an American politician and member of the Republican Party (United States)/Republican Party who served as the Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs from September 30, 2013 until June 3, 2014. Previously he was the United States House of Representatives/U.S. Representative for from 2003 to 2013. First elected as a Democratic Party (United States)/Democrat, he changed parties a half hour before the filing deadline on August 6, 2004. He was re-elected as a Republican Party (United States)/Republican five times. His district covered twenty-four parishes in roughly the northeast quadrant of the state but stretched much further south as a result of the 2010 United States census/2010 census.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous politicians! More Rodney Alexander on Wikipedia.