With the latest news that Robert Gates has agreed to stay on as Secretary of Defense, should liberals be getting concerned that so far President Elect Obama's cabinet has the look of governing from the center? I think Obama is right where he needs to be.
After it was reported that Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama met this morning about a potential role for her in his administration, Mrs. Clinton addressed the rumors about her becoming the next Sec. of State, with a little humor at a transit conference in Albany, NY.
Hillary Clinton released a statement that praised Obama's victory in a long hard fought historic campaign, but she added the result was well worth the wait.
Ever the cautious candidate, Barack Obama warned his supporters at a fundraising breakfast today not to get too cocky about their lead over John McCain, but due to his lead, Obama does have a chance to extend his campaign into more red states, to potentially give himself a mandate and extend the Democratic congressional majority.
The Page blog is reporting that Democratic activist and Hillary Clinton supporter Reba Shimansky has withdrawn her support of John McCain over his selection of Sarah Palin as his running mate.
Tonight Hillary Clinton shifted the conversation from I support Barack Obama to telling her supporters why they need to support Obama. Mrs. Clinton gave a stirring speech which served as both a great end to her presidential campaign, and a new beginning to her supporters' relationship with the Democratic nominee.