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As the time came yesterday for Barack Obama's first news conference as president-elect, aides announced that the start would be delayed by 10 to 15 minutes. Then they announced another five minute delay. Then another. Finally, the next president finally sauntered onto the stage, a fashionable 23 minutes late.

After eight years of on-time news conferences by President Bush, the nation now has tangible proof: The Democrats are back in charge.

There were other signs of change, too, some refreshing, some less so.

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-- Dana Milbank

By Dana Milbank  | November 7, 2008; 5:54 PM ET
 
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Comments

if aipac in control as usual no change possible.
feinstein rahm lieberman..
is this a joke?
unless barack the boss as it should be.
he is the one who inspired a global movement
restoring shattered image after 9/11 with
his brains.

Posted by: tabita | November 7, 2008 6:44 PM | Report abuse

"the huge demand for information from the Obama transition"

I don't believe anybody except political reporters are demanding anything. I have confidence in President Obama and am willing to give him time to build a government. There's a word for doing something that brings pleasure only to yourself; I think you're doing that.

Posted by: chris15 | November 12, 2008 11:05 AM | Report abuse

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