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Trump transportation chief to join Biden for jobs event

Trump transportation chief to join Biden for jobs event
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Transportation Secretary Elaine ChaoElaine Lan ChaoCentury of the Woman: Can Leading Women Have it All? Female lawmakers, officials call for more women at all levels of government to improve equity The Hill's 12:30 Report - Sponsored by The Air Line Pilots Association - Country reacts to debate night of mudslinging MORE is set to join former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenNearly 300 former national security officials sign Biden endorsement letter Trump narrows Biden's lead in Pennsylvania: poll Florida breaks first-day early voting record with 350K ballots cast MORE for a panel discussion at the University of Delaware later this month. 

Biden is hosting a roundtable discussion through his namesake Biden Institute at the university on Sept. 19 that will focus on job creation in the modern U.S. economy, and Chao is among the panel's guests.

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Joining them are Mary Kay Henry, the president of Service Employees International Union; MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren; former Commerce Secretary Penny PritzkerPenny Sue PritzkerThe Hill's Morning Report - Sanders steamrolls to South Carolina primary, Super Tuesday Biden's new campaign ad features Obama speech praising him Obama Commerce secretary backs Biden's 2020 bid MORE; and Byron Auguste, the founder and president of Opportunity@Work and a former economic adviser to President Obama.

Biden has stayed busy since leaving the vice presidency in January. In addition to leading the University of Delaware's Biden Institute, he's running his own charitable organization, the Biden Foundation.

Speculation has swirled in recent months over whether Biden will mount a run for the White House in 2020.