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Obama / Transition / Clinton / A Discussion (Part II) #912429

CNN Evening News for Friday, Nov 21, 2008
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Source reports that New York Federal Reserve president Timothy Geithner†† will be Treasury secretary and Senator Hillary Clinton will be secretary of state noted.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live strategy sessions with CNN's David Gergen, Ed Henry and "New York Times" business editor Marcus Mabry about Clinton as secretary of state and about his cabinet team. [HENRY - comments on the argument that President-elect Barack Obama will not be able to control the Clintons and their egos; suggests Vice President-elect Joe Biden may be the odd man out with Hillary in as the chief diplomat.] [MABRY - says Obama feels he needs a strong team; comments on the role for the national security adviser.] [GERGEN - suggests now Clinton would be out of the race for 2012; states there is a risk among heavyweights in the cabinet, but it could be a surprising partnership between Obama and Clinton; notes dealing with former President Bill Clinton will be tricky, but he has shown loyalty to his wife.]

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