January 29, 2013 / 3:07 PM / 5 years ago

US Transportation secretary LaHood stepping down -official

WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood is stepping down from his post, marking the latest exit from President Barack Obama’s cabinet, according to an administration official.

LaHood, a Republican, brought a bipartisan element to the Democratic president’s team. (Reporting by Jeff Mason; Editing by Jackie Frank)

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