Oberstar interested in Cabinet post
Former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, D-Minn., said Tuesday he’s interested in succeeding Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.
“It would be a great privilege and a real honor,” he said. “I would enjoy serving the president and the nation in that capacity. I’ve been preparing all my life without really preparing for it.”
LaHood, the only Republican still a part of President Barack Obama’s first-term Cabinet, said Tuesday he plans to leave the administration.
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