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ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 06, 2008
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Three things that happened for President-elect Barack Obama's today introduced.

(Washington: Jake Tapper) Obama's announcement that Representative Rahm Emanuel will be his White House chief of staff with Robert Gibbs as press secretary, his briefing on key foreign policy matters and his meeting with nine heads of state featured; details given about the reaction from Republican Representative John Boehner and about Obama's transition economic advisory board that includes experts from President Bill Clinton's White House. [EMANUEL - says he has the choice to be chief of staff in an historic presidency.] [Obama campaign chief strategist David AXELROD†- comments on the transition.] [Arizona Governor Janet NAPOLITANO†- says information is being exchanged.] [President BUSH - says we must ensure the president can hit the ground running.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Obama's live news conference tomorrow announced.

Gibson, Charles;
Tapper, Jake

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