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Transportation Nominee A Loyal Foot Soldier For Obama

Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx has been nominated to head the U.S. Department of Transportation in President Obama's final term. What the soon-to-be 42-year old mayor lacks in transportation credentials, he makes up for in loyalty to the President and a shared vision of the need for better transit systems.
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Months In, Vacancies Remain In Obama's Second-Term Cabinet

President Barack Obama added one more new face to his cabinet. Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx was nominated Monday to be the next Transportation Secretary.
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Maryland Del. Ron George Plans To Run For Governor

The Republican business owner says he'll formally announce his bid on June 5 in Annapolis.

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Rubio Tries To Convince Conservatives He Hasn't Been Duped

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is working to tamp down conservative backlash to the Senate's immigration bill, which he helped craft. Radio talk show hosts, Tea Party activists and conservative bloggers are concerned that Rubio and other Republicans are giving away too much on an issue they believe mostly helps Democrats.

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