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A citizen's journal about the transition of President Elect Barach Obama into the presidency. Excellent reference and tracking of who, what and how the transition and the first 100 days progress.

A citizen's journal about the transition of President Elect Barach Obama into the presidency. Excellent reference and tracking of who, what and how the transition and the first 100 days progress.



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  • Obama’s First 100 Days! America’s Honeymoon 2009 Part 1: Election - November 30
  • His task…
    • Restore self confidence
    • Economic recovery
      • Big infrastructure program
      • He has latitude to do big things
      • Consistent message: change
      • “ No Drama Obama”
      • “ Obamanomics”
  • Nov 5, 2008 Election
    • Barach Obama, Joe Biden
      • 365 electoral votes,
      • 66,882,230 votes
      • 53%
    • John McCain, Sarah Palin
      • 173 electoral votes,
      • 58,343,671 votes
      • 46%
  • 2008 Election Map
    • http://www.cnn.com/ELECTION/2008/results/president/
  • Nov 5 Victory Celebration
    • http://www.cnn.com/ELECTION/2008/results/president/
  • Nov 5 Transition team
    • Co-chairs
      • John Podesta, Valerie Jarrett, and Pete Rouse
    • Advisory board
      • Carol Browner, William Daley, Christopher Edley, Michael Froman, Julius Genachowski, Donald Gips, Governor Janet Napolitano, Federico Peña, Susan Rice, Sonal Shah, Mark Gitenstein, and Ted Kaufman
    • Co-chairs of Vice President-elect Biden
      • Gitenstein and Kaufman
    • Transition headquarters: 202-540-3000, www.change.gov
  • Transition Senior Staff
    • Chris Lu—Executive Director
    • Dan Pfeiffer—Communications Director
    • Stephanie Cutter—Chief Spokesperson
    • Cassandra Butts—General Counsel
    • Jim Messina—Personnel Director
    • Patrick Gaspard—Associate Personnel Director
    • Christine Varney--Personnel Counsel
    • Melody Barnes—Co-Director of Agency Review
    • Lisa Brown—Co-Director of Agency Review
    • Phil Schiliro—Director of Congressional Relations
    • Michael Strautmanis—Director of Public Liaison and Intergovernmental Affairs
    • Katy Kale—Director of Operations
    • Brad Kiley—Director of Operations
  • The Cabinet
    • The Cabinet is made up of the Vice President, White House Chief of Staff, The Secretaries of the 15 executive departments:
      • Agriculture
      • Commerce
      • Defense
      • Education
      • Energy
      • Health and Human Services
      • Homeland Security
      • Housing and Urban Development
      • the Interior
      • Justice
      • Labor
      • State
      • Transportation
      • Treasury
      • Veterans Affairs
  • Cabinet - cont.
    • The Cabinet also includes:
    • Office of Management and Budget
    • Environmental Protection Agency
    • United States Trade Representative
    • Office of National Drug Control Policy
    • United States Trade Representative
    • Executive Office of the President includes:
    • Council of Economic Advisers
    • Council of Environmental Quality
    • National Security Council
    • Administration
    • Management and Budget
    • National Drug Control Policy
    • Science and Technology Policy
    • President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board
  • White House Offices
    • Domestic Policy Council
    • Homeland Security Council
    • National Economic Council
    • Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiatives
    • Office of the First Lady
    • Office of National AIDS Policy
    • Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Boards
    • USA Freedom Corps
    • White House Fellows Office
    • White House Military Office
  • Nov 16
    • President Elect Obama Interviews on “60 Minutes”/ CBS
    • VIDEOS: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BHe8N5hL0Wo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-ZPR3Ognd0&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQXZoM__vU0
  • Nov 17 White House Staff
    • White House staff:
    • David Axelrod, senior advisor to the President
    • Lisa Brown, staff secretary
    • Greg Craig, White House counsel
    • Chris Lu, cabinet secretary
  • Nov 18 Surprise Video to Climate Change Conference
    • Bi-Partisan Governors Global Climate Summit in Los Angeles, California
      • President-elect Obama promises “new chapter” on climate change
      • 1990 levels by 2020
      • Additional 80% by 2050
      • Solar, wind, next generation biolfuels, nuclear, clean coal
      • 5 MILLION NEW JOBS!l
    • http://change.gov/newsroom/entry/president_elect_obama_promises_new_chapter_on_climate_change/
  • Nov. 21
    • President-elect Obama and Vice President Biden announce:
    • Patrick Gaspard, director of the office of political affairs
    • Jackie Norris, chief of staff to the First Lady
    • Catherine (Cathy) M. Russell, chief of staff for Dr. Jill Biden
    • Cynthia Hogan, counsel to the Vice President
    • Moises (Moe) V. Vela, Jr ., director of administration for the Office of the Vice President
  • Obama’s Economic Plan Nov. 14 2008
    • President-elect Obama talks about the economy in this week's Democratic address.
    • For more information, visit www.change.gov
    • VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zd8f9Zqap6U
  • Nov 24 White House Staff
    • President-elect Barack Obama and Mrs. Michelle Obama announced:
    • Desirée Rogers, special assistant to the President and White House Social Secretary;
    • Melissa Winter, deputy chief of staff to the First Lady.
  • Radio - Internet Address
    • President-elect Obama talks about the economy in this week's Democratic address.
    • Video: www.change.gov
  • Nov 22, 2008
    • White House staff selections:
    • Ellen Moran , director of communications
    • Robert Gibbs , press secretary
    • Dan Pfeiffer, deputy director of communications
  • Nov 24, 2008 President-elect Obama announces his economic Team appointees
    • Tim Geithner, treasury secretary
    • Larry Summers, chief of the National Economic Council.
    • Christina Romer, chair of the President's Council of Economic Advisers.
    • Melody Barnes , director of the Domestic Policy Council and
    • Heather Higginbottom, deputy director of the Domestic Policy Council.
    Market rallies 1000 points over 2 days Bush: Gives Citi Bank a bailout
  • Economic team
    • President-elect Obama announces economic team
    • VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XpUMHeG6aDs&feature=channel
  • Nov 25, 2008
    • Peter Orszag, director of the Office of Management and Budget
    • Rob Nabors, assistant director of the Office of Management and Budget
    • Task:
      • To cut waste and create a smarter government for efficiency and effectiveness
  • Nov 25, 2008
    • The Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) announced that it will not accept individual contributions in excess of $50,000.
      • Bipartisan co-chairs: William Daley, Penny Pritzker, John Rogers, Patrick Ryan and Julianna Smoot intend to deliver on President-elect Obama's commitment to organize an inauguration that will rally all Americans to meet the great challenges of our time
    • White House Director of Scheduling and Advance
      • Alyssa Mastromonaco,
  • Nov 26, 2008
    • White House staff:
      • Jonathan Favreau, Director of Speechwriting
      • Cecilia Muñoz, Director of Intergovernmental Affairs
    • President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board
      • Paul Volcker and Austan Goolsbee
    • Barack Obama and his family spent part of the day at Saint Columbanus Catholic Church on Chicago’s south side, distributing goods at the church’s weekly food bank and then meeting with a group of students.
    • President-elect Obama strongly condemns today’s terrorist attacks in Mumbai, and his thoughts and prayers are with the victims, their families, and the people of India.
  • Thanksgiving Day
    • Obama said the family plans to have "a whole bunch of people" to their home in Hyde Park on Thanksgiving Day.
  • About This Presentation
    • This is Part 1 of a citizen’s journal of our new presidency. We hope that you learn new ripples of citizenship from this well developed transition…and develop hope, determination and vision for a better future for your community and our world.
    • Watch for Part 2 … coming soon.
    www.CaliforniaGreenSolutions.com ©Carolyn Allen, 2008