President Barack Obama looks toward Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx, left, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 29, 2013, where he announced he would nominate Foxx to succeed Ray LaHood, center, as transportation secretary.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Obama taps Foxx to run Transportation

President Barack Obama on Monday tapped rising Democratic politician Anthony Foxx to lead the Department of Transportation, an agency at the…