UPDATE 2-U.S. Senate approves Foxx to head Transportation Department

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(Adds background on pending cabinet nominations, Foxx challenges) By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON, June 27 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Thursday voted 100-0 to approve Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx to head the U.S. Transportation Department, handing him the job as tight budgets are forcing lawmakers to rethink how to fund huge U.S. infrastructure needs. The 42-year-old Foxx joins President Barack Obama's Cabinet after four years as mayor of the ...

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