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}}{{tnr}}'''Anthony Renard Foxx''' (b. April 30, 1971, in Charlotte, [[North Carolina]]) is the current Secretary of the Department of Transportation.<ref name="herald">[http://www.heraldnews.com/news/x2082705444/Obama-nominates-Fall-River-native-Ernie-Moniz-for-cabinet-post ''Herald News'', "Obama nominates Fall River native Ernie Moniz for cabinet post," March 4, 2013]</ref> He was nominated on March 4, 2013, and unanimously [[Appointment confirmation process|confirmed]] by the [[United States Senate|Senate]] on May 16, 2013.<ref>[http://www.nationaljournal.com/energy/who-is-ernest-moniz-obama-s-choice-for-energy-secretary-20130304 ''National Journal'', "Who Is Ernest Moniz, Obama's Choice for Energy Secretary?," March 4, 2013]</ref><ref name="confirmation">[http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/05/16/ernest-moniz-confirmed-as-energy-secretary/ ''Washington Post'', "Ernest Moniz confirmed as Energy secretary," May 16, 2013]</ref> Moniz' confirmation process was one of many to have an extended wait in 2013.<ref name="confirmation"/>  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Anthony Renard Foxx''' (b. April 30, 1971, in Charlotte, [[North Carolina]]) is the current Secretary of the Department of Transportation.<ref name="nytnomination">[http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/30/us/charlotte-mayor-is-nominated-for-transportation-secretary.html?_r=0 ''New York Times'', "Charlotte Mayor Is Chosen as Transportation Chief," April 29, 2013]</ref> He was nominated on April 29, 2013, and unanimously [[Appointment confirmation process|confirmed]] by the [[United States Senate|Senate]] on June 27, 2013, with a 100-0 vote.<ref name="confirmation">[https://www.govtrack.us/congress/votes/113-2013/s165 ''GovTrack'', "On the Nomination: Anthony Renard Foxx," June 27, 2013]</ref>
  
He previously served as Under Secretary of the Department of Energy, as well as Associate Director of Science in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.<ref name="MIT">[http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2009/moniz-pcast-0427.html ''MIT News'', "Moniz named to Obama's science and technology advisory council," April 27, 2009]</ref>
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He previously served as the Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, and on the Charlotte City Council prior to that.<ref>[http://www.dot.gov/secretary ''U.S. Department of Transportation'', "Meet the Secretary," accessed December 16, 2013]</ref>
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Moniz was born in Fall River, Massachusetts and attended B.M.C. Durfee High School before graduating from Boston College.<ref name="herald"/> He earned a Doctorate in Theoretical Physics from Stanford University.  Moniz has directed and served on the boards of scientific organizations and was the co-head of the MIT Energy Initiative before becoming Secretary of Energy.<ref name="BW">[http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/people/person.asp?personId=2946798&ticker=ASEI&previousCapId=23289&previousTitle=Telesoft%20Partners ''Bloomberg'', "Ernest J. Moniz Ph.D.," accessed October 7, 2013]</ref>
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==Career==
 
==Career==
Below is an abbreviated outline of Moniz' academic, professional and political career:<ref name="MIT"/><ref name="BW"/><ref name="BC">[http://www.bc.edu/content/bc/offices/pubaf/news/2013-mar-apr/moniz-sec-energy.html ''Boston College'', "Boston College Alumnus Ernest J. Moniz Nominated for U.S. Energy Secretary," March 2013]</ref><ref name="PW">[http://physicsworld.com/cws/article/news/2013/mar/05/ernest-moniz-nominated-as-us-energy-secretary ''Physics World'', "Ernest Moniz nominated as US energy secretary," March 5, 2013]</ref>
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Below is an abbreviated outline of Foxx's academic, professional and political career:
*1966: Graduated from Boston College
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*1972: Earned Ph.D. from Stanford University
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*1973-1991: Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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*1991-1995: Department Head at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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*1995-1997: Associate Director of Science in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
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*1997-2001: Under Secretary of the Department of Energy
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*2001-2013: Professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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*2006-2013: Director of MIT Energy Initiative
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*2009-2013: Member of Science and Technology Advisory Council
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*2013-Present: U.S. Secretary of Energy
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==Confirmation vote==
 
==Confirmation vote==
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==Personal==
 
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Revision as of 14:12, 16 December 2013

Anthony Foxx
Anthony Foxx official portrait.jpg
U.S. Secretary of Transportation
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
NominatedApril 29, 2013
ConfirmedJune 27, 2013
AppointedJuly 2, 2013
Appointed byBarack Obama
Prior offices
Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina
2009-2013
Charlotte City Council
2005-2009
Campaign Manager for Rep. Mel Watt
2004
Education
High schoolWest Charlotte High School
Bachelor'sDavidson College
J.D.New York University School of Law
Personal
BirthdayApril 30, 1971
Place of birthCharlotte, North Carolina
ProfessionLawyer
Websites
Office website
Anthony Renard Foxx (b. April 30, 1971, in Charlotte, North Carolina) is the current Secretary of the Department of Transportation.[1] He was nominated on April 29, 2013, and unanimously confirmed by the Senate on June 27, 2013, with a 100-0 vote.[2]

He previously served as the Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, and on the Charlotte City Council prior to that.[3]

Biography

Career

Below is an abbreviated outline of Foxx's academic, professional and political career:


Confirmation vote

Anthony Foxx Confirmation vote, June 27, 2013
Party Votes for Approveda Votes against Defeatedd Total votes
Democratic Party Democrats 52 0 52
Republican Party Republicans 46 0 46
Independent Independents 2 0 2
Total Votes 100 0 100


Personal

Moniz is married with one child. His wife works as a professor of Portuguese.[4]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Steven Chu
U.S. Secretary of Energy
2013-Present
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