DOT chief raising money with Atlanta mayor

Transportation Secretary Anthony FoxxAnthony Renard FoxxTo address America's crumbling infrastructure, follow Britain's lead Report: Chao has used government planes seven times this year Week ahead in tech: Lawmakers turn focus to self-driving cars MORE is attending a fundraiser with Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed (D) on Tuesday.

The duo, who toured the Panama Canal with Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenOvernight Tech: FCC won't delay net neutrality vote | Google pulls YouTube from Amazon devices | Biden scolds social media firms over transparency Medicaid funds shouldn't be used to subsidize state taxes on health care Biden hits social media firms over lack of transparency 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.