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Obituary: San Jose native Norman Mineta, 90, rose to mayor, two presidential cabinet posts

Norman Mineta, a former mayor of San Jose, congressman and cabinet secretary under two presidents, has died at the age of 90, city officials said. Mineta, the first Asian-American mayor of a major American city, was the only Democratic member of President George W. Bush’s cabinet, serving as secretary of transportation from 2001 to 2006 […]