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Obama / Transition to Power #910754

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Nov 06, 2008
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Chicago: Candy Crowley) The peaceful transition to power for President-elect Barack Obama featured; details given about David Axelrod, to be senior White House adviser, chief of staff Representative Rahm Emanuel, press secretary Robert Gibbs. [President BUSH - says the Obama team will be briefed on policy issues early next week.] The expectations for quick cabinet picks for State, Defense, Treasury and his news conference tomorrow discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The feeding frenzy over jobs in the new administration introduced.

(Studio: Ed Henry) Cabinet possibilities and speculations with names named examined. [Former Clinton press secretary Joe LOCKHART†- says there are 10 picks for each job; suggests a mix of loyalists and people from the outside.] [OBAMA - speaks about health care.] [Former Federal Reserve vice chairman Alan BINDER†- talks about Paul Volcker for Treasury.] The need to mix old and new faces in the cabinet discussed.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Crowley, Candy;
Henry, Ed
Duration:
00:07:00

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