Posts Tagged ‘Elect’

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Big Bling Thanks from the President-Elect to his First Lady

December 2, 2008

michelle-obama-dnc2.jpgWhen Barack Obama took to the stage on election night, he was careful to court the dog lovers of the world by telling them he’d be buying his daughters a puppy. What he neglected to mention was the gift that he’d be giving his wife, Michelle.

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President-Elect to Delay Repeal of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

November 25, 2008

President-elect Barack Obama will not move for months, and perhaps not until 2010, to ask Congress to end the military’s decades-old ban on open homosexuals in the ranks, two people who have advised the Obama transition team on this issue say.

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President-Elect Plans to Create 2.5 Million Jobs by 2011 (Video)

November 22, 2008

barack-obama96.jpgSaying that moving quickly is imperative, President-elect Barack Obama on Saturday offered an outline of his economic recovery plan to create 2.5 million jobs by 2011, saying American workers will rebuild the nation’s roads and bridges, modernize its schools and create more sources of alternative energy.

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Al-Qaeda Scorns President-Elect Obama with Racial Slur and Urges Attacks

November 19, 2008

al-qaeda-obama.jpgAl Qaeda’s deputy leader accused Barack Obama of betraying his race and his father’s Muslim heritage on Wednesday and urged more attacks, as the group tried to counter the incoming U.S. president’s global popularity.

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President Bush Handing Over Power to President-Elect Obama With Grace

November 11, 2008

obama-bush-white-house-3.jpgNo matter how people remember President Bush’s time in office, let there be no doubt about how he wants to end it: gracefully. 

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President-Elect Obama and Russian President, Medvedev Agree to Meet Soon

November 11, 2008

dmitry-medvedev.jpgRussian President Dmitry Medvedev and U.S. President-elect Barack Obama agreed to meet soon during a telephone conversation on Saturday, a Kremlin spokesman said.

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French say ‘Yes, We Can!’ Too: Obama’s Win Inspires Country to Elect More Minorities to Public Office

November 10, 2008

carla-bruni-sarkozy.jpgInspired by Barack Obama, the French first lady and other leading figures say it’s high time for France to stamp out racism and shake up a white political and social elite that smacks of colonial times.

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World Leaders Congratulate President-Elect Obama

November 7, 2008

obama-calls.jpgPresident-elect Obama accepted congratulations from nine presidents and prime ministers Thursday, returning calls from world leaders who reached out after his presidential victory.

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More Security for the President-Elect

November 7, 2008
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A secret service agent in a convoy that took Obama to the gym
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President-Elect Leaves Illinois Senate Seat in Limbo

November 6, 2008

obama-senate-seat-replacements.jpgThe campaign of change that led Barack Obama to the White House will bring tangible change to Illinois, where embattled Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich has the task of selecting the junior U.S. senator’s replacement. It’s a position of power Blagojevich, whose administration has been dogged by federal investigations, seems to relish.

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