President-elect Barack Obama named Timothy Geithner as his choice for Treasury Secretary and named other key members of his economic team. Following are his remarks, as prepared for delivery on during a press conference Thursday in Chicago.
During his campaign for the White House, President-elect Barack Obama proposed lowering health care costs and helping the uninsured. Now he faces the tough task of implementing such reforms. Analysts examine the road ahead for health care initatives.
President-elect Barack Obama's transition team is asking potential appointees for detailed background information, setting the stage for one of the toughest review processes to date. Analysts explain the reasoning behind the intense vetting strategy.
In a Reporter's Notebook, NewsHour senior correspondent Gwen Ifill discussed how President-elect Barack Obama and his team may approach the vetting process for possible Cabinet picks.
President-elect Barack Obama's first post-election interview Sunday on CBS's "60 Minutes" offered insight on his immediate plans, long-term goals and limits to his presidential power. Ryan Lizza of the New Yorker discusses the interview's revelations.
Valerie Jarrett, a co-chair of President-elect Barack Obama's transition team, details how plans are unfolding to name a new Cabinet and shape the policy priorities of a new administration.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Senior NewsHour correspondent Gwen Ifill spoke with Steve Goldbloom about President-Elect Barack Obama's transition to the White House, including some of his early appointments, such as his selection of Rahm Emanuel as his chief of staff.
President-elect Barack Obama will soon take on the challenges of two wars and a complex international arena. Two former national security advisers present the ideal foreign policy agenda from their new book.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
A day after Sen. Barack Obama met with President Bush for policy discussion and a tour of the White House, the team handling his transition to office announced it will employ strict ethics rules and immediately begin government agency reviews.
Sen. Barack Obama and President Bush met Monday at the White House as speculation about the president-elect's cabinet and which top officials he may retain from the current administration continued to circulate around Washington. A journalist explains the process.
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