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Obama's 'Yes we can' man left red-faced

Friday, 5 December 2008

An item posted on the internet showed Barack Obama's top wordsmith being less than respectful of Hillary Clinton.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: When a man sounding remarkably like President-elect Barack Obama called the Florida congresswoman, she assumed it was a crank call and hung up

'Who's calling? Barack Obama? I don't believe you. Goodbye.'

Thursday, 4 December 2008

Leonard Doyle: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen will forever be known as the woman who hung up on the most sought-after man in America.

Half-brother boosts Obama's standing in China

Thursday, 4 December 2008

Chinese people were delighted by the election of Barack Obama to the highest office in the US, but the world is only now being introduced to the President-elect's family connections in China.

Al Franken, above, is closing in on Norm Coleman in a Minnesota Senate recount

37 down, 215 to go: Franken edges to victory in recount

Thursday, 4 December 2008

Comedian in epic struggle for Minnesota senate seat

Barack Obama officially nominates Senator Hillary Clinton as his Secretary of State at a press conference in Chicago yesterday

A new dawn of American leadership has arrived, says Obama

Tuesday, 2 December 2008

President-elect unveils his security team with Clinton as Secretary of State

Bill Clinton will hand over the financial details of his business dealings to avoid embarrassing Hillary, the choice of Barack Obama for Secretary of State

Bill takes vow of silence for sake of Hillary's job

Monday, 1 December 2008

Hillary Clinton to be named today as US Secretary of State

Maleeha Lodhi: Fallout will hit Obama’s Afghan plan

Saturday, 29 November 2008

"The US should cease attacks in Pakistan, which have inflamed public opinion"

US reaction: First international crisis for the President-elect

Friday, 28 November 2008

The carnage in India served yesterday as an urgent and disturbing reminder to Barack Obama, the US President-elect, that the spectre of foreign terrorism is just as likely to challenge him in his first days in office as are the continuing stumbles of the domestic economy.

Former CIA man pulls out of running for Obama job

Wednesday, 26 November 2008

Gates to stay in Pentagon as Defence Secretary

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