DOT chief raising money with Atlanta mayor

Transportation Secretary Anthony FoxxAnthony FoxxWeek ahead in tech: Lawmakers turn focus to self-driving cars Six contenders to be Uber's new CEO Obama’s Transportation chief given Super Bowl tickets by Hollywood studio exec MORE is attending a fundraiser with Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed (D) on Tuesday.

The duo, who toured the Panama Canal with Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenThe Hill's 12:30 Report Dems see huge field emerging to take on Trump Lawmakers send McCain well wishes after cancer diagnosis MORE together on Tuesday, will be raising money for the Democratic National Committee.

Entry to the Foxx-Reed fundraiser, which is being at the Atlanta headquarters  of financial firm Invesco, ranges from $100 for students to $5,000 for host committee members.
 
Foxx, like Reed, was a big city mayor in Charlotte, N.C. who was considered a future star in Democratic politics before he was tapped to be transportation secretary by President Obama this summer.