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President-elect Barack Obama had a message for Americans as the turkey and fixings digested. He was sober about the economic challenge ahead, but also encouraged everyone to count their blessings on a special holiday. Video after the jump.
From Jack & Jill Politics: The Republican Party has two African Americans vying to be one of the party’s leading voices during an Obama administration. Michael Steele, the former Maryland lieutenant gov, is also in the mix. Can you say "slave catcher"?
From The Daily Kos: On the day before Election Day — that final moment when candidates decide where they want to make their last case to the voters they want to win the most — Barack Obama chose to visit three big battleground states: Florida, North Carolina and Virginia.
From Politico: You don’t hear much about the Iraq war these days, though the US death toll hit 4,205 on Monday. If human life isn't a convincing enough reason to bow out, writes Roger Simon in Politico, then here's one that "really is upsetting people these days: money."
Today, President-Elect Barack Obama announced the establishment of the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board. The Economic Recovery Advisory Board will provide regular briefings to the President, Vice-President and their economic team.
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