FILE - In this March 13, 2009 file photo, Vice President Joe Biden announces funding for Amtrak, at Union Station in Washington. Warning to Amtrak from Mitt Romney and Republicans: You'

 

              FILE - In this March 13, 2009 file photo, Vice President Joe Biden announces funding for Amtrak, at Union Station in Washington. Warning to Amtrak from Mitt Romney and Republicans: You
FILE - In this March 13, 2009 file photo, Vice President Joe Biden announces funding for Amtrak, at Union Station in Washington. Warning to Amtrak from Mitt Romney and Republicans: You're on your own. The platform Republicans adopted at their convention includes a call for full privatization and an end to subsidies for the nation's passenger rail operator, which gobbled up almost $1.5 billion in federal funds last year. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)