WASHINGTON — The Senate voted a unanimous 100-0 Thursday to confirm Charlotte, N.C., Mayor Anthony Foxx as the new U.S. Secretary of Transportation.

Foxx, 42, replaces outgoing secretary Ray LaHood, who honored his vow not to serve through President Obama’s second term and announced his intention to step down earlier this year. Foxx was a noncontroversial choice, breezing through the confirmation process.

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