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[Representative Rahm EMANUEL - says he has the choice to be chief of staff in an historic presidency.]
(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live "strategy session" held with CNN's David Gergen, Paul Begala and Joe Johns about the transition. [GERGEN - predicts Obama will get a good honeymoon from the Republicans; comments on Emanuel as the chief of staff choice; comments on the talk about New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson, Senator John Kerry and former Secretary of State Colin Powell as possible cabinet appointees and what may happen with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates; suggests Obama will have some candidates for Secretary of Treasury; outlines how to handle the first few months in office.] [BEGALA - comments on his early comments on Emanuel's persistence and determination and how it will work for Obama; lists some names for the "team of rivals" Obama is turning to; gives advice on the transition: banning any mention of 100 days.] [JOHNS - says give this guy a chance.]
- Cooper, Anderson
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