Advocates Honor LaHood's Time At Transportation Department

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Boston Response Praised, But Intelligence-Sharing Questioned

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A sign on I-93 alerts motorists that Boston is under a "shelter in place" order Friday. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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Boston Lockdown 'Extraordinary' But Prudent, Experts Say

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Drivers travel on Interstate 495, the Capital Beltway, near Tysons Corner in Fairfax County, Va., in November, just days before the opening of four new express lanes. Virginia is among 19 states that have approved or are considering legislation to increase transportation funding, according to Transportation for America. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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Some States Hike Gas Tax; Va. Tries New Route To Fund Roads

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters in Washington, just blocks from the White House, has long been the government building everyone loves to hate. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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FBI Building May Soon Be 'Put Out Of Its Misery'

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Sequester Forces National Parks To Cut Costs

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The 63-year-old Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge in Washington, D.C., has been labeled structurally deficient — as is 1 in 9 bridges in America. Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times/Landov hide caption

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U.S. Gets Low Marks On Infrastructure From Engineers' Group

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TSA Under Fire For Allowing Small Knives Onboard

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'Unprecedented': Budget Cuts Could Hit Some Airport Towers

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Mass Transit Ridership At Highest Level In Decades

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The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has not had a permanent administrator since Congress required that the director be confirmed by the Senate in 2006. AFP/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Mostly Blamed For Agency And Court Vacancies, But Obama Isn't Helping

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Sen. Rand Paul Filibusters To Block Brennan's Nomination

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One Place You May Notice The Sequester: At The Airport

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Get A Social Security Check? Treasury Says It's Time To Go Electronic

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