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Obama introduces economics team

In an announcement from Chicago, “President-elect Barack Obama said Monday that the country is facing an ‘economic crisis of historic proportions,’ and unveiled the team he has chosen to help get the economy back on track,” CNN reports.

The team includes, as expected, New York Federal Reserve President Tim Geithner as secretary of the Treasury, former Treasury secretary Larry Summers as chief of the National Economic Council and Melody Barnes as director of the Domestic Policy Council.

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Comments (2)

  1. Submitted by Todd Pitman on 11/24/2008 - 11:52 am.


    Economy Team!

  2. Submitted by Rod Loper on 11/24/2008 - 12:51 pm.

    They are a bright group of centrists. The righties see them as marxists. Unfortunately
    someone has to govern. Hope it is not too late.

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