Miamians Passed Over For Another Cabinet Post
Of course this means that Miami-Dade Aviation Director José Abreu will not be getting the job (though, another high level position in the department is possible). Neither will Manny Diaz, who MSNBC reported at one point was being vetted for the position.
In case you're wondering, LaHood didn't run for re-election this time around, and empty congress seats in Illinois are most often filled by special election, anyway. So, sadly, Rod Blagojevich will not be able to sell his seat.