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Sam Stein

Sorry Acela Elites, This Budget Deal Is Not For You | Sam Stein | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Amtrak riders who live in the infamous Acela corridor lost out in the bipartisan budget deal reached between House and Senate approp...

Sam Stein

Obama's Vision For High-Speed Rail Is In Danger Of Stalling Out | Sam Stein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an auditorium inside the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on a mid-April day in 2009, President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe ...

Sam Stein

In Exit Interview, Ray LaHood Warns Congress To Loosen The Purse Strings | Sam Stein | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Leaving what he called "the best job I've ever had," Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood took some parting shots at lawmakers, mainly hi...

Sam Stein

Transportation Secretary Defends Amtrak Safety Amidst Threat Concerns | Sam Stein | Posted 07.11.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Tuesday offered a detailed defense of passenger-rail safety amidst concerns from me...

Jason Linkins

And Now, Here's Some Speculation That Rick Scott Might Run For The White House | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Right now, we're in an extended period where the people who everyone presumes to be running for president in 2012 are delaying their official entry in...

Sam Stein

White House Looking For Ways To Bypass Governor Who Rejected Funds For High-Speed Rail | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is expected to meet with Florida's congressional delegation Thursday afternoon in an effort to circu...