9/20/06--Chairman Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, before the hearing for Transportation Secretary nominee Mary Peters before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. Peters, a former Federal Highway Administration chief, would succeed Norman Y. Mineta, a former California congressman who was the lone Democrat in Bush's Cabinet. Mineta, who stepped down July 7 after five and a half years on the job, was the longest-serving Transportation secretary in history. President Bush's pick to...
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