nominate http://peoriapublicradio.org en Obama nominates successor to Ray LaHood http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/obama-nominates-successor-ray-lahood <p>President Barack Obama is nominating a replacement for U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. &nbsp;Obama nominated Charlotte, North Carolina Mayor Anthony Foxx to head the department. &nbsp;Foxx is the first black nominee among Obama's picks for open spots in his second-term Cabinet. If confirmed, Foxx will replace Secretary LaHood, who was one of the few Republicans serving in Obama's administration. &nbsp;LaHood says he intends to spend time in Peoria after leaving. Mon, 29 Apr 2013 22:06:11 +0000 Alex Rusciano 4793 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Obama nominates successor to Ray LaHood