Transportation secretary leaving post
January 29th, 2013
09:57 AM ET

Transportation secretary leaving post

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is stepping down, a White House official said Tuesday.

LaHood joined the administration shortly after President Barack Obama's first inauguration in 2009. He becomes at least the sixth Cabinet official to say he is leaving as Obama begins his second term.

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April 16th, 2010
10:15 AM ET

Obama says Tea Partiers owe him thanks

Tea Party activists marked Tax Day with a high-profile rally in Washington and other protests across the country, but President Obama says the movement actually owes him a thank you.


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