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Representative William "Bill" Shuster, a Republican from Pennsylvania and chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, left, speaks at the America on the Move: Investing in U.S. Infrastructure forum in Washington, D.C.

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Representative William "Bill" Shuster, a Republican from Pennsylvania and chairman of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, left, speaks at the America on the Move: Investing in U.S. Infrastructure forum in Washington, D.C.

Shuster Slams Rival on Subsidies

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster is notching up the pressure on Art Halvorson, his Tea Party-backed Pennsylvania Republican primary challenger who has attacked the lawmaker as a big spender for pushing through big highway and water-project bills....

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House Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Pa., at a news conference on Sept. 11, 2013.

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House Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster, R-Pa., at a news conference on Sept. 11, 2013.

Shuster’s Cash Haul Swamps Rivals — Tea Partier Digging into Pockets

Pennsylvania Rep. Bill Shuster’s Republican primary challenge is starting to look like a tempest in a Tea Party pot. Shuster, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, will report to the Federal Election Commission later today that he raised...

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Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., speaks during the House Republican leadership's media availability after the House Republican Conference meeting in the basement of the Capitol on April 24, 2013.

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Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., speaks during the House Republican leadership's media availability after the House Republican Conference meeting in the basement of the Capitol on April 24, 2013.

Bill Shuster — House Transit Panel Head — to Hit the Road in `Driverless’ Car

In U.S. politics, the name Shuster and transportation projects — especially those related to the automobile — go hand-in-hand. And next week, Republican Representative Bill Shuster of Pennsylvania does his latest to solidify that bond by calling attention to … autonomous driving. That...

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Retired Rep. Bud Shuster, right, congratulates his son, Bill, after Bill clinched the Republican nomination to fill Shuster's 9th District congressional seat in this file photo.

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Retired Rep. Bud Shuster, right, congratulates his son, Bill, after Bill clinched the Republican nomination to fill Shuster's 9th District congressional seat in this file photo.

Transportation’s Gavel-Passing: Recalling Gentlemen’s Old Days

It was a back-to-the-future moment. Rep. Bill Shuster, the Pennsylvania Republican taking over the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, received the gavel in a packed room that featured his 81-year-old father, Bud, who presided over the panel for six years...

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Passengers walk beneath an Amtrak sign at Union Station in Washington.

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Passengers walk beneath an Amtrak sign at Union Station in Washington.

Amtrak’s Rough Ride Renewed

Amtrak CEO Joe Boardman had hoped for an easier ride in 2013 after Florida Republican John Mica had to relinquish the chairmanship of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. Mica, who was term-limited out of the post, took great pleasure...

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