Senior NewsHour correspondent Gwen Ifill reflected on President-elect Barack Obama's recent nomination of Hillary Clinton as secretary of state and the transition process in a reporter's notebook.
President-elect Barack Obama picked Gov. Bill Richardson, D-N.M., as his commerce secretary nominee Tuesday. Amy Walter of The Hotline looks at how Mr. Obama's Cabinet is shaping up and recent developments in outstanding Senate races.
President-elect Obama announced his national security team Monday, choosing Sen. Hillary Clinton as secretary of state and keeping Robert Gates as defense secretary. Analysts including former secretary of state Madeleine Albright and Sen. Jack Reed discuss the picks.
By PBS NewsHour
President-elect Barack Obama has chosen New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, his fierce competitor for the Democratic presidential nomination, as his pick for the high-profile Cabinet post of secretary of state in his new administration.
Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Delano Roosevelt both took office during times of crisis, and their leadership may provide President-elect Barack Obama with some insight into the road ahead. Authors with new biographies of Lincoln and FDR examine what Mr.
President-elect Barack Obama will likely ask Defense Secretary Robert Gates to remain as Pentagon Chief when his administration takes over. A retired brigadier general and a former Bush administration official debate the pros and cons of keeping Gates at the…
In an attempt to combat the economic crisis, President-elect Barack Obama has appointed key members of his economic team, including former Fed Chair Paul Volcker, to lead an economic advisory panel. Two financial writers assess his team and financial recovery…
President-elect Barack Obama named Peter Orszag as his budget director Tuesday and pledged the rein in the federal budget. Financial experts mull his proposals and weigh in on the complex process of trimming federal programs.
President-elect Barack Obama unveiled his top economic advisers Monday, saying they share his desire to fuel long-term economic growth and create jobs. Economic experts examine the challenges that lie ahead for the team.
While introducing his team of economic advisors Monday, President-elect Barack Obama urged the incoming Congress to pass an economic stimulus plan "right away" to address the nation's ongoing economic crisis.
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