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“Amtrak Joe” Biden, in Philly, Announces New Plan for High-Speed Rail

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The Obama administration is taking its infrastructure push on the road. First stop: Philadelphia, to announce a $53 billion plan to invest in high-speed rail. To Vice President Joe Biden, high-speed rail isn’t just another administration initiative. He’s Mr. Amtrak. He gets it. Biden says he’s made 7,900 round trips between Wilmington and Washington on […]
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Mica Confirmed as Transpo Committee Chair

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Rep. John Mica (R-FL) was confirmed today as the next Chair of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee. There have been some contested leadership elections this month but this wasn’t one of them. Mica’s position as chair was basically a foregone conclusion as soon as November’s election results came in. After the Republican conference voted […]