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BurntOrange
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 3:50:11 PM

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, the only Republican still in President Barack Obama's first-term Cabinet, said Tuesday he plans to leave the Obama administration.
LaHood, a former congressman from Illinois, pushed for greater safety on the highways and in the air. He led the Transportation Department throughout Obama's first term and helped steer a number of safety measures and highway projects, including steps to curb distracted driving, promote high-speed rail and repair roads and bridges. Under his watch, the department demanded tougher fuel efficiency requirements for automakers and took steps to address airline pilot fatigue.
LaHood said in an interview with The Associated Press that he told Obama a week after the November election that he needed to move on ...
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jeffbone
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 10:41:07 AM

LaHood was a Republican? Who knew?
ClarkSC
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 3:36:26 AM

No loss.
Bussman
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 2:08:00 AM

It would be nice if the current resident of our White House would leave the administration.
iFueler
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 12:11:12 AM


 
rcornel
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 12:00:08 AM

Can't stand the idiot anymore.
TomT2Lee
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 9:48:49 PM

Hope he was "driven" away. And I hope all the professional politicians will follow.
BuckyTJones
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 9:15:49 PM


Sounds like a total transfusion of staff for the present administration.
Bearcat500
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 9:15:00 PM

OK
esq262
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 9:11:22 PM

See ya.
Pramodsharma
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 7:58:47 PM

Have a successful retired life like many others!
jjjleblanc
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 6:25:32 PM

Good luck
bar1035
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 6:08:38 PM

agree humble
Straitliner
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 5:42:38 PM

You do know hes republican? I didnt think he did that bad.
humblepie
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 5:32:39 PM

no loss
mastermariner
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 5:10:00 PM

Job well done
teenitup
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 5:01:50 PM

He won't be missed but replacement likely to be worse.
Vetteblu
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 4:54:00 PM

Is there a way to get Obama to leave the administration? PLEASE!!
bluetruck54
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 4:10:33 PM

Obama can't even keep his cabinet on board.....should be a great
4 more years......ug!
Taxrefugee
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 4:02:50 PM

A bunch of white, mostly male Democrats. Diversity anyone?
BurntOrange
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Message Posted: Jan 29, 2013 3:54:18 PM

Is anyone in the cabinet going to stick around?

Time to bring in a new set of crooks, I mean secretaries.
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