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LaHood Leaving Transportation Secretary Post After One Term

Ray LaHood

Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood told the Chicago Tribune Thursday would only stay in his position for one term and will not run for public office again.

Lahood was a representive in Congress for 14 years. His position in Congress ended in January 2009 when he was nominated to his current post by President Obama.

He ruled out a run for governor, saying “I’m not running for public office anymore.” LaHood expects there will be opportunities for him in the private sector once leaving the government.

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