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Obama nominates Anthony Foxx for transportation secretary

President Obama nominated Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx as the secretary for the Department of Transportation.

BACKGROUND CHECK: Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx

A Loop “Background Check” with Secretary of Transportation -- and ‘Game of Thrones’ fan -- Anthony Foxx in which he talks about his favorite things

Anthony Foxx sworn in as Secretary of Transportation

(Chuck Burton / AP)

Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx was sworn in as secretary of transportation Tuesday during a private ceremony.

Foxx on transportation funding: ‘You can’t push a rope’

The U.S. transportation secretary is trying to get a funding bill through Congress. But where will the money come from?