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44: November 9, 2008 - November 15, 2008

The Moment of Victory

By Garance Franke-Ruta President-elect Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, sat down Friday with...

By Web Politics Editor  | November 15, 2008; 4:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Election Day  
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Phil Schiliro Takes on Key Congressional Liason Role in Obama Administration

Phil Schiliro will be Assistant to the President for Legislative Affairs, the Obama-Biden presidential transition office announced today.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 15, 2008; 1:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Team of Rivals, Indeed

Obama aide and former State Department official Greg Craig ripped Hillary Clinton's foreign policy experience during the Democratic primaries.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 15, 2008; 12:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Cabinet, Cast of Characters, Hillary Rodham Clinton, In the Loop  
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'Team of Rivals' an Amazon.com Bestseller

The buzz about President-elect Barack Obama potentially selecting former rival Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton to be his Secretary of State appears to have heightened interest in Doris Kearns Goodwin's biography of Abraham Lincoln, "Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln."

By Web Politics Editor  | November 15, 2008; 11:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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President-Elect Obama's First YouTube Address

Billed on YouTube and Change.gov as "Your Weekly Address from the President-Elect," the video went online at 6 a.m.; the radio version airs later in the morning.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 15, 2008; 6:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Barack Obama, Primary Source  
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Obama Wins Nebraska Electoral Vote

The election of 2008 came one step closer to formal resolution today, as President-elect Barack Obama won the final ballot count in Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 14, 2008; 8:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Election Day  
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Obama Announces More Than 100 Agency Review Officials

President-elect Barack Obama rounded out his transition team today, unveiling more than 100 officials who will lead Obama's review of federal agencies.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 14, 2008; 7:51 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Obama Taps Emmett Beliveau to Run Inauguration Committee

President-elect Barack Obama has plucked the director of advance for his campaign to run the Presidential Inaugural Committee, according to sources close to the planning operation.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 14, 2008; 6:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Inauguration Week  
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Valerie Jarrett Named White House Senior Advisor

As a senior advisor, Jarrett may serve a similar role for Obama to that played by Karen Hughes during President Bush's first term -- providing political advice while keeping him grounded.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 14, 2008; 6:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Leahy Speaks Out Against Lieberman Chairmanship

Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) today announced his opposition to Sen. Joe Lieberman retaining a key committee chairmanship, becoming the first Democrat to publicly declare his intention to vote against the Connecticut senator next week when the caucus considers punishing him for his high-profile support of the GOP presidential ticket.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 14, 2008; 5:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (29)
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Albright and Leach Meeting with Foreign Delegations

Former secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former representative Jim Leach (D-Iowa) have been busy meeting with representatives of foreign governments, part of an unofficial series of contacts aimed at keeping President-elect Barack Obama informed.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 14, 2008; 4:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Clinton, Richardson on Short List for Secretary of State

After an under-wraps meeting with President-elect Barack Obama in Chicago on Thursday, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton is now considered a top contender for the role of Secretary of State in the Obama administration, several people involved in the process said on Friday.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 14, 2008; 1:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (157)
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McCain-Obama Meeting Set in Motion by Graham

The upcoming meeting between President-elect Barack Obama and his onetime rival Sen. John McCain was set in motion during a phone call over the weekend between Obama and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), McCain's closest friend.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 14, 2008; 1:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
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Obama to Meet With McCain, Is Giving Interviews

President-elect Barack Obama will meet with his vanquished GOP rival, Sen. John McCain, Monday in Chicago, and is giving his first post-election interviews. Sources say he also met with New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D) to discuss a possible Cabinet appointment.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 14, 2008; 11:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Media Notes, The Daybook  
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The No-News Transition Gets a Dose of Buzz

By Ben Pershing As the "No Drama Obama" campaign has turned into the "No News...

By Web Politics Editor  | November 14, 2008; 8:28 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Ayers Elaborates

In an interview on Good Morning America this morning, the radical activist turned college professor slammed the "dishonest narrative" that tried to turn his "civic" relationship with Obama into something nefarious.

By Washington Post Editor  | November 14, 2008; 8:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (59)
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The YouTube Presidency

Today, President-elect Obama will record the weekly Democratic address not just on radio but also on video -- a first. The address, typically four minutes long, will be turned into a YouTube video and posted on Obama's transition site once the radio address is made public on Saturday morning.

By Washington Post Editor  | November 14, 2008; 5:09 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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The Bidens and Cheneys Meet and Greet

Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife, Lynne Cheney, and Vice President-elect Joe Biden and his wife, Jill Biden, met today at the vice president's residence in Washington before both issuing brief, innocuous statements.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 13, 2008; 7:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
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Duckworth a Leading Contender for VA Secretary

Those searching for tea leaves about Barack Obama's favored picks for his Cabinet should look no further than the president-elect's Veterans' Day photo op. Joining Obama at a wreath-laying ceremony in Chicago was Tammy Duckworth, a former National Guard helicopter pilot who lost both legs in combat in Iraq and now directs the Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 13, 2008; 7:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Biden Talks with Israeli and Jordanian Leaders

Vice President-elect Joe Biden has been holding calls with world leaders to express "his thanks and appreciation for their congratulations on the election," the Obama-Biden transition office said this afternoon.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 13, 2008; 6:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Ron Klain Tapped as Joe Biden's Chief of Staff

Washington insider and former vice presidential chief of staff Ron Klain has been tapped to reprise his Clinton-era White House role and will be Joe Biden's chief of staff, a Democratic official familial with the agreement confirms.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 13, 2008; 5:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Cathy Russell Expected to Get Jill Biden Chief of Staff Nod

Cathy Russell, formerly administrative assistant to Sen. Joe Biden and staff director on the Senate Judiciary Committee and a senior Justice Department official in the Clinton administration, is expected to be tapped to be chief of staff to second lady-elect Jill Biden.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 13, 2008; 5:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Obama Will Resign from Senate Sunday

Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, a fellow Democrat, now has to appoint a replacement for Obama.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 13, 2008; 3:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
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Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State?

There's talk that Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) may now be under consideration by the Obama transition.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 13, 2008; 2:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (238)
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Lobbyists Predict Obama Short Lists

Lobbyists circulate a memo speculating on who will be in the Cabinet.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 13, 2008; 1:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Jarrett to HUD? Friends Render a Verdict of Unlikely

"Never going to happen," said one longtime Clinton official offering guidance to the transition team.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 13, 2008; 12:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Palin, at RGA, Says She's Not Interested in Rehashing Campaign

After a week of television interviews in which she defended herself against anonymous charges from within the McCain campaign that she was ill-prepared and even a drag on the ticket, Palin said, "I don't even want to talk about strategy within a campaign that's over."

By Web Politics Editor  | November 13, 2008; 11:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (54)
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High Expectations for Obama; Biden Gets a Chief of Staff

By Ben Pershing With less than 10 weeks to go until Inauguration Day, are expectations...

By Web Politics Editor  | November 13, 2008; 8:29 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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Biden Visits His New Home

By Anne E. Kornblut Another quiet day is on the horizon for President-elect Barack Obama,...

By Web Politics Editor  | November 13, 2008; 8:21 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Joe Biden, The Daybook  
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Baucus Kicks Off Health-Care Reform Debate with 89-Page Memo

Despite significant policy differences between them, President-elect Barack Obama and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) had nothing but happy talk Wednesday on their ability to revamp the nation's $2.1 trillion health system.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 12, 2008; 6:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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'Palin as President' Takes a Rest

An online satire updates to reflect election results.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 12, 2008; 4:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (28)
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Obama Announces Agency Review Chiefs for State, Treasury and Defense

After reviews that should begin at the end of the week, according to the transition office, the teams will provide information on agencies, departments and commissions -- as well as the White House -- to the new administration so that it can make "strategic policy, budgetary, and personnel decisions prior to the inauguration."

By Web Politics Editor  | November 12, 2008; 4:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Biden and Cheney to Meet Tomorrow

Vice President-elect Joe Biden is scheduled to meet tomorrow with Dick Cheney, the man he has called "the most dangerous vice president we've had probably" in U.S. history.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 12, 2008; 4:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (27)
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Obama Advisers Will Keep Tabs on Bush Economic Summit

Obama tapped two Washington supporters to be his eyes and ears at the summit: former Republican Congressman Jim Leach (Iowa) and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, who served under Clinton.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 12, 2008; 3:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Obama Transition Takes Issue With AP Report

The Obama-Biden transition office this morning issued an unusual -- and unusually campaign-like -- statement pushing back against an Associated Press report on its transition efforts.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 12, 2008; 10:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Republican Governors Head South

By Ben Pershing Much of the political press heads south today to Miami and its...

By Web Politics Editor  | November 12, 2008; 8:07 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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In Chicago, Obama Returns Calls From World Leaders

President-elect Barack Obama has nothing on his public schedule but is continuing to return congratulatory calls from heads of state around the globe.

By Washington Post Editor  | November 12, 2008; 6:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
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Obama Lays Out Ethics Rules

Obama released a set of ethics guidelines for those working in the transition operation, continuing the anti-lobbying policies he adopted during his primary and general election campaigns.

By Lexie Verdon  | November 11, 2008; 3:39 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  44 The Obama Presidency, B_Blog, The Fix  
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Handover or Hand-Me-Down?

By Al Kamen There apparently was a momentary pause last week in the exchanges of...

By Web Politics Editor  | November 11, 2008; 2:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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Obama Supports Keeping Lieberman in Democratic Caucus

President-elect Barack Obama has endorsed keeping Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) in the Democratic caucus, suggesting to leadership that the two sides reach a compromise in the conflict over the former Democratic vice presidential nominee's future, sources said today.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 11, 2008; 12:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (37)
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Podesta to Outline New Rules for Lobbyists at Briefing

John Podesta, chief of President-elect Barack Obama's transition, is holding a briefing for reporters this afternoon at the newly opened transition offices in Washington. Obama will lay a wreath in Chicago to honor the nation's fallen veterans.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 11, 2008; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Obama Marks Veterans Day

President-elect Barack Obama issued a statement honoring America's veterans today, the 90th anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 11, 2008; 12:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Palin: Why We Lost

To Gov. Sarah Palin, last week's election loss to the Democratic ticket boiled down to a trio of problems: money, the Hispanic vote and "that 'R' by our name."

By Washington Post Editor  | November 11, 2008; 9:07 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (74)
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Hispanic Cabinet Members? Claro Que Si.

Citing the growing influence of Hispanic voters, Latino political advocates are pushing President-elect Barack Obama to appoint at least two and as many as four Hispanics to his administration's 20 cabinet-level positions.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 11, 2008; 8:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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All Quiet on the White House Front

By Ben Pershing A meeting between the two most powerful men in the world produced...

By Web Politics Editor  | November 11, 2008; 8:17 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Human Rights Groups Call on Obama to Shutter Guantanamo Bay on Day One

By Peter Finn The future of the military prison at Guantanamo Bay barely registered in...

By Web Politics Editor  | November 10, 2008; 6:58 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
 
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President Bush Greets Obama at White House

President Bush rolled out the red carpet today for his successor, meeting with President-elect Barack Obama in the Oval Office for a talk so private that no one else was in the room.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 10, 2008; 5:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Obama Agenda Temporarily Off Change.gov

By Philip Rucker President-elect Barack Obama's transition team deleted from its www.change.gov Web site lengthy...

By Web Politics Editor  | November 10, 2008; 5:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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White House to Establish Office of Urban Policy

Plans are underway to establish a White House Office of Urban Policy in order to better coordinate federal efforts to help America's cities.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 10, 2008; 3:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
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Holbrooke: Not in Ohio, Not in D.C.

By Al Kamen It appeared for the past week or so that opponents of former...

By Web Politics Editor  | November 10, 2008; 3:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Dean to Step Down as DNC Chair

Former Vermont governor Howard Dean will not seek a second term as chairman of the Democratic National Committee, clearing the way for a loyalist of President-elect Barack Obama to be named to the post.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 10, 2008; 2:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (16)
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Palin to Speak at RGA Meeting This Week

Palin announced today that she will be front and center at the Republican Governors Association annual meeting in Miami this week, delivering remarks about "Looking Toward the Future" and holding a news conference.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 10, 2008; 12:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
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Michelle Obama Visits Georgetown Day School

Michelle Obama is expected to visit Georgetown Day School and Maret School.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 10, 2008; 11:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (23)
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Bush, Obama Meet Today at White House

After criticizing President Bush repeatedly during the campaign, President-elect Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, will be hosted at the White House by President Bush and First Lady Laura Bush.

By Washington Post Editor  | November 10, 2008; 8:41 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (23)
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A Meeting of the President and President-Elect

By Ben Pershing The once and future kings, better known as 43 and 44, will...

By Web Politics Editor  | November 10, 2008; 8:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Obama Aide: Media Is Guessing With Cabinet Short Lists

Valerie Jarrett, transition co-chairman for President-elect Barack Obama, told an organization of black columnists today to be wary of published reports and speculation about Cabinet appointments.

By Post Editor  | November 9, 2008; 7:28 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (15)
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Emanuel: Obama's Priority Will Be Middle Class Tax Cut

President-elect Barack Obama plans to push ahead with a middle-class tax cut soon after taking office, his choice for White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel said today.

By Web Politics Editor  | November 9, 2008; 11:59 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (60)
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Sunday Morning Reading

Robert Barnes, Dan Eggen and Anne E. Kornblut: Preparing for the Obama Era, Bush Officials...

By Web Politics Editor  | November 9, 2008; 11:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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