New Transportation Secretary Tapped
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WASHINGTON — President Bush yesterday picked Mary Peters to be the nation’s new transportation secretary, a Cabinet position that took on more prominence after the attacks of September 11, 2001.
If confirmed by the Senate, Ms. Peters, a former federal highway administrator who had explored a run for governor of Arizona, will succeed Norman Mineta, who stepped down in July.