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President-elect George W. BushBUSH BECOMES THE 43RD PRESIDENT

President-elect Bush is getting ready to be sworn in on January 20th. Click here for some inauguration fun....

The former Texas governor has finished picking people to help him make decisions. His potential cabinet is a very diverse group.

Bush has nominated six white men for his cabinet as well as two black men, three white women, one Asian-American man, a Hispanic man and a Hispanic woman. The group includes a few former governors, senators, and members of previous administrations. The average age of the group is 58 years old.

Find out more at the NewsHour's Transition Page.

REALAUDIO: Bush accepts the presidency. (12/13)

REALAUDIO: Vice President Al Gore announces he will bow out of the presidential race. (12/13)

Find out more about the Supreme Court case that decided the election.

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Here's how teens feel about this year's election:
Life in a Fishbowl: West Palm Beach teens discuss the election

The Night America Stood Still R. Kayeen Thomas, 17

A Huge Mess, Dan Freilich, 17

Views from Italy and England: What do teens across the Atlantic Ocean think about the U.S. presidential election?

Private school boyz: What is it like to go to high school where Bush and Gore went?

Jerseyites describe what they expect from the next president.

Colorado, New Jersey and Virginia teenagers speak out about topics in this year's election. (video)

Is the system broken? A look at why many Americans feel left out of the political process.

Who cares who wins? Four teens talk about why they care.

NewsHour Election Coverage

Debating the debates: Are presidential debates important?

First Time Voters Speak


Extra Backgrounders:

The Electoral College
Third Parties and Shadow Conventions

NewsHour Election Coverage


Republican Convention Coverage

Voices from the Floor:
Thoughts from Young People at the Convention

Democratic Convention Coverage

Voices from the Floor:
Thoughts from Young People at the Convention