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November 21, 2008—, 2008 -- 2008: ABC NEWS VIDEOS:

"'View' on the Clinton Question" LINK


ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Now They Know How Joe the Plumber Felt" LINK

ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Should PEBO Go Down to Georgia?" LINK

ABC News' Jake Tapper and Martha Raddatz: "Retired Four-Stars Leading Candidates for Obama's National Security Team" LINK

ABC News' Teddy Davis: "Obama: 'The Elections Aren't Over'" LINK

USA Today's Martha T. Moore: "Obama volunteers plan to keep in touch" LINK

USA Today's Mimi Hall, David Jackson and Fredreka Schouten: "Napolitano likely Obama pick as Homeland Security secretary" LINK

USA Today's Joan Biskupic: "Transition team makes advisers on Constitution a top priority" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Gerald F. Seib: "In Crisis, Opportunity for Obama" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Brent Kendall: "Obama's Pick for Attorney General Has Experience on Corporate Crime" LINK

The Hills' Susan Crabtree: "Ethics Panel Issues Inauguration Warning " LINK

Politicos' Carol E. Lee: "Verizon Employees Hack Obama Records" LINK

Time Magazine's Mark Thompson: "The Pros and Cons of Keeping Robert Gates" LINK

The Washington Times' Rowan Scarborough: "Obama to delay repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell'" LINK

The Washington Times' Deborah Simmons: "Educating the Obama girls" LINK

Boston Globe's James F. Smith: "Iranians welcome Obama election, hope for thaw" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Jim Tankersley: "Bush angers environmentalists with last-minute rule changes" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Janet Hook and Richard Simon: "Waxman expected to advance Obama's climate agenda as new energy committee chairman" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Mike Dorning: "Penny Pritzker not interested in Commerce secretary post" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Greg Miller: "U.S. influence is on the decline, report says" LINK

New York Daily News' Stephanie Gaskell: "New Yorkers encourage Barack Obama not to slip back into smoking habit" LINK

The New York Times' Carl Hulse: "Change in Congress More Than a Slogan" LINK

The New York Times' Charlie Savage: "Obama Fund-Raiser Knocks Down Cabinet Rumors" LINK

The Washington Post's Shailagh Murray and Chris Cillizza: "Obama Team Springs Leaks" LINK

The Washington Post's Cecilia Kang: "Verizon Staff Viewed Obama's Account" LINK


USA Today's Jayne Clark and Laura Bly: "Start your campaign ASAP to be in D.C. for the inauguration" LINK

The Washington Post's David Nakamura: "Property Rules Eased for Inauguration Rentals" LINK

The Washington Post's Lena H. Sun: "Metro Bulks Up for Massive Inauguration Crowds" LINK

The Washington Post's Anita Huslin: "So Many Parties, So Few Venues" LINK


The Washington Post's DeNeen L. Brown and Richard Leiby: "The Very Image of Affirmation" LINK


ABC News' Jake Tapper: "Hillary on Track for Nomination After Thanksgiving" LINK

ABC News' Tahman Bradley: "Hillary's $7.5 Million Problem" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Laura Meckler, Cam Simpson And Miriam Jordan: "Clinton Nomination Is 'On Track'" LINK

Politicos' Obama plans to name Clinton to State: "Obama plans to name Clinton to State" LINK

The Washington Times' Christina Bellantoni: "Obama set to pick Clinton to lead at State" LINK

Time Magazines' by Karen Tumulty and Massimo Calabresi: "Why Obama Wants Hillary for His 'Team of Rivals'" LINK

The New York Times' Peter Baker and Helene Cooper: "An option for Clinton: Enhanced Senate Role" LINK


Politico's Mike Allen: "Attorney General Collapses" LINK

Bloomberg's Jeff Bliss: "U.S. Attorney General Mukasey Alert After Collapse" LINK

The Washington Post's Carrie Johnson and Clarence Williams: "Mukasey Collapses During Address in Washington; Hospitalized Overnight" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Josh Meyer: "Mukasey collapses during speech" LINK


ABC News' Rick Klein: "Biden Keeping Seat Warm for His Son?" LINK


The Wall Street Journal's Sudeep Reddy: "Congress Postpones Stimulus Plan to '09" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Greg Hitt, John D. Stoll And Alex P. Kellogg: "Lawmakers Send Big Three Back Home Empty-Handed" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Deborah Solomon: "Paulson Defends Moves, Questions Wall Street Pay" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Sarah N. Lynch: "Harkin Seeks to Force All Derivatives Onto Exchanges" LINK

The Boston Herald Editorial Staff: "Bailout bombs on the Hill" LINK

Politico's David Rogers: "Dems to Detroit: Try Again" LINK

The Hills' Jared Allen: "Dems to Big Three: "Get act together" " LINK

Los Angeles Times' Ronald D. White: "How low can gasoline go? The slope is still slippery" LINK

Los Angeles Times' E. Scott Reckard: "Downey Financial could be next bank casualty" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Tom Petruno: "Citigroup stock dive rebuffs claim by Treasury's Paulson" LINK

Los Angeles Times' Richard Simon and Jim Puzzanghera: "Bailout door for automakers still open" LINK

The New York Times' Floyd Norris: "Looking to Washington Again, So Far in Vain" LINK

The New York Times' Eric Dash and Louise Story: "Citigroup tries to Stop the Drop in Its Share Price" LINK

The New York Times' Keith Bradsher and Bettina Wassener: "Asian Markets Recover, Erasing Early Decline" LINK

The New York Times' Jad Mouawad: "Oil Closes Below $50, Lowest Price Since May 2005" LINK

The Washington Post's Neil Irwin and Renae Merle: "Financial System Suffers Relapse" LINK

The Washington Post's Steven Mufson and Michael S. Rosenwald: "Falling Prices Raise a new Fear: Deflation" LINK

The Washington Post's Lori Montgomery and Kendra Marr: "Unconvinced Congress Tables Auto Decision" LINK


Los Angeles Times' David G. Savage: "Judge orders release of 5 Guantanamo prisoners" LINK


USA Today's John Fritze: "Dems leverage wins with last-minute donations" LINK

Associated Press: "Former GOP presidential candidate plans return to acting" LINK

Religion New Service: "Huckabee says neglected 'value voters' are key to GOP future" LINK

Bloomberg's Laura Litvan: "Pence's Promotion Signals Republican Return to Reagan Roots" LINK


Politico's Patrick O'connor: "Waxman Dethrones Dingell As Chairman" LINK

The Hill's Mike Soraghan and Jared Allen: "Waxman's Takeover Signals A Shift To The Left" LINK

The Hill's Jared Allen and J. Taylor Rushing: "Congress to return in December" LINK

Time Magazine's Jay Newton-Small: "Congress Gives Detroit a Definite Maybe on Bailout" LINK

The Washington Times' Donald Lambro and Sean Lengell: "Stevens bids adieu; GOP looks ahead" LINK

2008: SENATE:

The New York Times' John Broder: "Democrats Oust Longtime Leader of House Panel" LINK


ABC News' Pierre Thomas, Jan Crawford Greenburg and Jason Ryan: "Attorney General Mukasey 'Alert' After Collapsing" LINK

The Wall Street Journal's Naftali Bendavid And Stephen Power: "Waxman Takes Over Energy Panel" LINK

Bloomberg's Lorraine Woellert: "Waxman Win Is Boon for Environmentalists, Bust for Utilities" LINK


New York Daily News' Michael Sheridan: "Sarah Palin talks turkey during shocking video" LINK