The Mumbai terror attacks and this month's Gaza conflict have highlighted the many foreign policy issues President-elect Barack Obama will face as soon as he takes office. Columnists discuss how the president-elect and his team may prioritize the problems.
Scientists and scientific organizations hailed President-elect Barack Obama's choice of top science advisers as a "dream team" this week.
As President-elect Barack Obama completes the team of advisors and officers who will try to execute his campaign promises and navigate an economic crisis, historians Michael Beschloss and Richard Norton Smith offer their perspectives of the Cabinet.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
President-elect Barack Obama and two top advisers met last week with federal investigators who are building a corruption case against Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, according to a report released Tuesday afternoon.
President-elect Barack Obama is planning to create or preserve three million jobs over the next two years through a series of government construction projects and a massive stimulus plan. A Washington Post reporter takes a closer look at Mr. Obama's…
President-elect Barack Obama called for more regulatory reform as he announced his picks for key financial positions, and tapped veteran securities regulator Mary Schapiro to head the Securities and Exchange Commission.
President-elect Barack Obama named Chicago schools chief Arne Duncan as his pick for education secretary Tuesday. Analysts examine the challenges facing U.S. schools and how Duncan's efforts to turn around troubled Chicago schools will translate to the Cabinet post.
President-elect Barack Obama named a former head of the EPA and a Nobel prize-winning scientist to his energy and environmental policy teams Monday. Analysts discuss how Obama's picks will carry out his agenda.
President-elect Barack Obama named Tom Daschle Thursday to head the Department of Health and Human Services and direct his administration's sweeping health care initiatives. Susan Denzter discusses the selection.
NewsHour senior correspondent Gwen Ifill spoke about the corruption charges surrounding Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, including the accusation that he tried to auction off the Senate seat formerly held by President-elect Barack Obama.
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