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U.S. Presidential Transition (2009)

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  • Sanjay Gupta: House (and Senate) calls

     
    by Noam N. Levey and Matea Gold President-elect Barack Obama has asked Dr. Sanjay Gupta to be the next U.S. surgeon general, looking to a popular television personality to help provide a public face for his healthcare agenda. Best known......
  • Picture: First Day of School

     
    The Obama transition team releases pix of Sasha and Malia getting ready for their first day at their new school in Washington, DC. It's always a little scary when you're that young, but somehow it seems doubtful that they're going......
  • Obama asks Congress for DTV delay

     
    by Jim Puzzanghera President-elect Barack Obama today asked Congress to delay next month's planned switch to all-digital broadcast television, warning that the TVs of millions of Americans could go dark because of major problems in the government's...
  • Digital TV shift may be delayed

     
    by Frank James Don't get rid of those old analog televisions yet. The national transition to digital television was supposed to occur next month on Feb. 17. But some key members of Congress and the Obama presidential transition may engineer......
  • Obama: Let's act on economy or else

     
    by Frank James President-elect Barack Obama is due to make a major speech on the economy today at George Mason University in Northern Virginia just outside Washington, D.C. It is essentially a call for support of what is expected to......
  • Obama played best Burris hand he had

     
    by Frank James David Broder highlights in his Sunday column what he views as early missteps by the Obama presidential transition team -- the misbegotten Bill Richardson nomination, President-elect Barack Obama's initial opposition to Roland Burris's...
  • FCC Chairman: Digital TV on track

     
    by Etan Horowitz Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin says he opposes pushing back the Feb.17 Digital TV transition because it would confuse consumers. Last week, the co-chair of President-elect Barack Obama's transition team wrote a...
  • Obama's 'culture clash' with Congress

     
    by Christi Parsons and Peter Nicholas Barack Obama walked the halls of the Capitol as a senator for nearly four years, and in his earliest decisions following election assembled a coterie of key advisers with deep roots in Congress. And......
  • Obama seeks, Bush OKs more bailout funds

     
    by Jim Puzzanghera President Bush today agreed to a request from President-elect Barack Obama to notify Congress to access the second half of the $700 billion financial bailout fund, starting a 15-day period in which lawmakers must act to block......
  • Obama team: send us your ideas

     
    by Frank James President-elect Barack Obama was partly as successful as he was due to his use of the Internet to create and maintain a community of motivated supporters. Because that worked so well, Obama's transition team blasted out an......
  • Obama, John Roberts meeting today

     
    by Frank James President-elect Barack Obama will be paying a courtesy call this afternoon to the man he once voted against to lead the nation's highest court, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts. Back in September 2005, Obama voted against......
  • Obama, Baucus still back Geithner

     
    by Frank James The Obama presidential transition issued a statement responding to disclosures that Tim Geithner, President-elect Barack Obama's choice for Treasury Secretary, once employed an immigrant domestic worker with an expired work authorization...