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Obama's Former Top Adviser Urges Him To Learn To Love The Gas Tax

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's former top transportation adviser urged him on Wednesday to drop his reluctance and fully embrace a gas-tax inc...

LaHood Leaving

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 03.31.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, who lifted the profile of distracted driving as a national safety concern, is stepping down, presen...

Obama's 'Hipster' Cabinet Secretary Leaving

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Thursday he will not serve beyond President Barack Obama's first term, according to the Chicago Tribune. T...

Dem Rep: LaHood "Slapped Down By Know-Nothings" In White House On Mileage Tax

ABC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. James Oberstar, D-Minn., chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee and something of a firebrand, took issue with comments ma...

GOP Cabinet Member LaHood Disappointed By Stimulus Votes, Takes Some Blame

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The failure of President Obama to win any votes from House Republicans did not go unnoticed by one former House Republican, Ray LaHood, now secretary ...

The Traffic of Pay-to-Play Politics

Monica Youn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Monica Youn

The Bush Administration's DOT succeeded in knocking a sizeable hole in Illinois' ban on pay-to-play deals that the state Senate had attempted to pass in the wake of the Blagojevich scandal.

Ray LaHood: Obama's Transportation Secretary

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Chicago Tribune, along with other news organizations, reports: Peoria Republican congressman Ray LaHood has been asked to be Transportation Secr...