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LaHood Says He Will Step
Down as Transportation Secretary

Roll Call, by Nathan Hurst

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 1/29/2013 11:47:53 AM

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced Tuesday he will not be sticking around for President Barack Obama’s second term. The former Republican congressman informed department employees of his decision in an email. He said he had told the president he would be leaving. “I plan to stay on until my successor is confirmed to ensure a smooth transition for the Department and all the important work we still have to do,” said LaHood, who represented Illinois in the House for seven terms. LaHood called the post “the best job I’ve ever had” and said he was proud of the “significant”

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 1/29/2013 11:51:05 AM     (No. 9146399)

He is a hood. Also a fake Republican. I detest him.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: 6079 Smith, W, 1/29/2013 12:00:41 PM     (No. 9146422)

Obviously to start a reflective roof painting company.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mickeymat, 1/29/2013 12:12:34 PM     (No. 9146451)

Another Whacko gone but many waiting in the wings.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: billp, 1/29/2013 12:13:07 PM     (No. 9146452)

“the best job I’ve ever had”

And that is a big part of the problem today - most politicians are there for their own personal gratification and monetary gain - it´s all about them. We no longer have great ´statesmen´ who are there for the betterment of the Nation and serve at great personal cost or sacrifice. Nowadays, if it´s not about the money, it´s about the power and influence, if not that, it´s about their Marxist ideology which, come to think of it, is largely about ´power and influence.´

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 1/29/2013 12:17:11 PM     (No. 9146467)

Would that every member of the Obama administration resign immediately, and the Senate refuse to allow O to appoint any replacements. (I can dream, can´t I?)

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 1/29/2013 12:37:06 PM     (No. 9146518)

Another giant leaves the national stage. /s

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Reply 7 - Posted by: stablemoney, 1/29/2013 12:41:30 PM     (No. 9146534)

A really stupid man.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Vaquero45, 1/29/2013 12:41:42 PM     (No. 9146535)

Good riddance to anpother crooked politician from Illinois!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: civilservant, 1/29/2013 12:48:51 PM     (No. 9146551)

Ahhh, poor Ray.......he didn´t even get a chance to start up his INTERSTATE BIKE PATH.
You know, so you could ride from NJ to CA....on a bike.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: SourKraut, 1/29/2013 12:51:30 PM     (No. 9146553)

Just as long as he stays away from IL


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Reply 11 - Posted by: Topic Thunder, 1/29/2013 1:00:55 PM     (No. 9146579)

Why? Is some other bankrupt, murder-capitol city desperate for a useless mayor?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: readaholic, 1/29/2013 2:05:50 PM     (No. 9146749)

Did his son ever make it home?

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