Apr 28, 2013 — A White House official says the president will make the announcement Monday. Anthony Foxx, who hosted last year's Democratic National Convention, has undertaken a few major transit projects during his four years as mayor.
Feb 12, 2013 — The nomination of Sen. Chuck Hagel as defense secretary has been the most contested of President Obama's picks so far.
Jan 31, 2013 — "My overall worldview has never changed," said the former senator, who has been nominated to be secretary of defense.
Jan 29, 2013 — As expected, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee supports the nomination of Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., to succeed Secretary Hillary Clinton. Meanwhile, Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood is the latest member of the administration to announce a departure.