U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood talks about an agreement to build a new public bridge between Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Canada during a news conference in Windsor Canada in this file photo taken June 15, 2012. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
Transportation secretary LaHood stepping down: official
Posted : Tuesday, 29 January 2013 10:11AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood is stepping down from his post, marking the latest exit from President Barack Obama's cabinet, according to an administration official.
LaHood, a Republican, brought a bipartisan element to the Democratic president's team.
(Reporting by Jeff Mason; Editing by Jackie Frank)
(c) Copyright Thomson Reuters 2013. Check for restrictions at: http://about.reuters.com/fulllegal.asp