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Obama to Get his First Look at the Oval Office

November 10, 2008

Barack Obama has never set foot in the Oval Office. Talk about making an entrance. In a sit-down discussion Monday with President Bush, the president-elect will get his first feel for the place where momentous decisions will soon fall to him.

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Jobless Rate at 14-Year High of 6.5%

November 7, 2008

jobless-rate.jpgThe nation’s unemployment rate
bolted to a 14-year high of 6.5 percent in October as another 240,000
jobs were cut, stark proof the economy is almost certainly in a
recession.

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Palestinians Fire Dozens of Rockets at Israel

November 6, 2008

palesinian-rockets-fired.jpgHamas militants in
the Gaza Strip fired more than 35 rockets toward Israel Wednesday, the
army and the Islamist group said, hours after the Israeli army killed
six militants in the coastal territory.

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Not a Word on Obama at Trinity United Church of Christ on Sunday Before Election

November 4, 2008
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A middle-aged woman rattles a spoon against the frets of a washboard and music comes out. A robed choir, some 150-strong, sings gospel, making a joyful sound. The congregation, on its feet, waves hands in the air in windshield wiper motions as if Windex-ing a glass pane.

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Obama Cries While Speaking About His Grandmother at NC Rally

November 4, 2008

barack-obama-crying-grandmother-dies.jpgSen. Barack Obama’s grandmother died Sunday night, just hours before a
presidential election in which her grandson could become the first
African-American to win the nation’s highest office.

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Barack Obama’s Grandmother Dies of Cancer in Hawaii at 86, On Eve of Historic Election

November 3, 2008

Barack Obama says that his grandmother has died. The Democratic presidential candidate announced
the news in a joint statement with his sister Maya Soetoro-Ng. He said
his grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, had died peacefully after a battle
with cancer.

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Obama, McCain Begin Looking at Potential Administration Teams

November 3, 2008

mccain-lehman-admi.jpgAmericans will elect not only a president on Tuesday, but also his huge
team of aides, advisers and bureaucrats who will help the winner run
the federal government for the next four years.

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