_pap_embed_custom('news01s41b7qf06',482,304,""); President Obama spoke by phone Thursday with fired U.S. Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod, expressing regret for her firing and hoping she will accept the offer of a new position at the agency. The call helped…
By Judy Woodruff
With the U.S. economy likely in recession and the country embroiled in two wars, President-elect Barack Obama and his staff have been quickly transitioning from campaign mode to preparing to govern with little time to celebrate his landmark victory.
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