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Amtrak Privatization

Rail Nabs Record Despite GOP Attacks

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Amtrak trains carried 31.2 million passengers in the fiscal year ending in September, the highest annual ridership since the railroad wa...

Rail Funding Caught In 2012 Race

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Warning to Amtrak from Mitt Romney and Republicans: You're on your own. The platform Republicans adopted at their convention inclu...

Matt Sledge

House Proposal Calls For Private Vendors To Sell Amtrak Food

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

A House GOP proposal would force Amtrak to privatize operation of its cafe cars -- but the federal government would still be required to pick up part...