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Palin sorts clothes to see what belongs to the RNC

Posted: 11/10/2008 - WASILLA, Alaska – Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin spent part of the weekend going through her clothing to determine what belongs to the Republican Party after it spent $150,000-plus on a wardrobe for the vice presidential nominee, according to Palin's father.

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Obama planning US trials for Guantanamo prisoners

Posted: 11/10/2008 - WASHINGTON – President-elect Obama's advisers are quietly crafting a proposal to ship dozens, if not hundreds, of imprisoned terrorism suspects to the United States to face criminal trials, a plan that would make good on his promise to close the Guantanamo Bay prison but could require creation of a controversial new system of justice.

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Black churchgoers celebrate, give thanks for Obama's win

Posted: 11/10/2008 - RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) -- Pastor Shirley Caesar-Williams opened her sermon Sunday at Mount Calvary Word of Faith Church with a prayer of thanks for the election of Barack Obama -- at the risk of her flock getting "more excited over this than you do over the word."

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More Voting Problems in Crawford Co.

Posted: 11/10/2008 - Then officials found another glitch while testing all county machines on Saturday. The problem was with a machine that recorded votes in Arma and could affect the outcome of a local sales tax question.

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Obama to get his first look at the Oval Office

Posted: 11/10/2008 - WASHINGTON – 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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Obama Plans Quick use of Executive Power

Posted: 11/09/2008 - Wahington - Barack Obama will assume the U.S. presidency with "a real mandate for change," and likely will use his executive powers to make quick changes, perhaps reversing Bush administration policies on stem cell research and oil exploration.

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Brownback Talks Politics

Posted: 11/09/2008 - Senator Sam Brownback takes a moment to discuss several pressing political issues including President-Elect Barack Obama.

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Franken sees boost in nail-biter election

Posted: 11/09/2008 - MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota (CNN) — In a move that could be seen as a benefit to Democrat Al Franken, a Minnesota judge Saturday denied a request from incumbent Republican Sen. Norm Coleman's campaign to block certain uncounted absentee ballots from being counted in a race separated by–at latest tally–just over 200 votes in Coleman's favor.

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Emanuel brushes off 'hyper-partisan' charges

Posted: 11/09/2008 - (CNN) — Rep. Rahm Emanuel insisted Sunday that he would help President-elect Barack Obama work in a bipartisan fashion, brushing off criticism that he would be a “hyper-partisan” chief of staff.

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Lieberman can still help Dems, Reid says

Posted: 11/09/2008 - WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Sunday he's still trying to keep Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman within the Democratic caucus despite anger over Lieberman's support of Republican presidential nominee John McCain.

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Transition, too, for Michelle Obama to first lady

Posted: 11/09/2008 - WASHINGTON – She's been compared to Jacqueline Kennedy, is every bit as high-powered as Hillary Rodham Clinton was and has praised Laura Bush's calm and rational approach to issues.

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Obama to use executive orders for immediate impact

Posted: 11/09/2008 - WASHINGTON – President-elect Obama plans to use his executive powers to make an immediate impact when he takes office, perhaps reversing Bush administration policies on stem cell research and domestic drilling for oil and natural gas.

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Obama to Use Executive Orders For Immediate Impact

Posted: 11/09/2008 - President-elect Obama plans to use his executive powers to make an immediate impact when he takes office, perhaps reversing Bush administration policies on stem cell research and domestic drilling for oil and natural gas.

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Carolyn Campbell Makes Kansas History

Posted: 11/09/2008 - On the same day President-Elect Barack Obama was making headlines for breaking the color barrier, one Kansas woman was doing the same, right here in the Sunflower State.

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Fears of Democrat crackdown lead to gun sales boom

Posted: 11/08/2008 - MIDLOTHIAN, Va. – When 10-year-old Austin Smith heard Barack Obama had been elected president, he had one question: Does this mean I won't get a new gun for Christmas?

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Billy Graham would like to meet, pray with Obama

Posted: 11/08/2008 - CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Billy Graham has counseled every American president since Dwight Eisenhower. But the evangelist known for his globe-trotting crusades has no plans to mentor Barack Obama, though his son did say his father would like to meet the president-elect and pray with him.

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Party tussle ensnares Obama's global warming goals

Posted: 11/08/2008 - WASHINGTON – Democrats are fighting over control of the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the outcome could affect President-elect Obama's efforts to limit the heat-trapping gases blamed for global warming.

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Palin denounces anonymous critics as 'cowardly'

Posted: 11/08/2008 - ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Gov. Sarah Palin denounced anonymous criticisms leveled at her by former John McCain aides as lies, including allegations that Republican lawyers were traveling to Alaska to reclaim her high-priced wardrobe and that she didn't know Africa was a continent.

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Obama victory opens door to new black identity

Posted: 11/08/2008 - WASHINGTON – Shortly after leaving the voting booth, 70-year-old community activist Donald E. Robinson had a thought: "Why do I have to be listed as African-American? Why can't I just be American?"

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Bush, Obama focus on economy in radio addresses

Posted: 11/08/2008 - WASHINGTON – With the economy in a downward spiral, U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan and the nation under threat from terrorists, President Bush pledged Saturday to make a smooth transition to an Obama administration a top priority for the rest of his days in office.

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Emanuel pick gets mixed reaction

Posted: 11/07/2008 - (CNN) -- President-elect Barack Obama's first major appointment received mixed reaction from Democrats and Republicans.

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