January 20th, 2009
07:49 PM ET

What Obama’s team should know

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Julian E. Zelizer
Special to CNN

The Obama administration starts its work today with the highest of ambitions.

As President Obama said in his inaugural address: "For everywhere we look, there is work to be done. The state of our economy calls for action, bold and swift, and we will act - not only to create new jobs, but to lay a new foundation for growth.

"We will build the roads and bridges, the electric grids and digital lines that feed our commerce and bind us together. We will restore science to its rightful place, and wield technology's wonders to raise health care's quality and lower its cost.

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  1. waleed. NC

    say what you want about the speech, some of you are upset because he didn't say what you wanted to hear. or follow in Bush foot steps only to validate your hats for other beings,

    you don't live an poor country where the only meal you had for the day was a piece of bread, or lived in Gaza where a seven years old child may not see eight, reaching to all nations of every Race and every faith ' with an open arms instead of bombs, hes not only my hope and dream to live in a better world black and white, Christians. Muslims and Jews all as God created us to be : Human-beings, hes also the hope and the dream of millions upon millions just like me, the days of killing, destroying, of Innocent lives are gone.because its a brand new day, with a brand new dawn, in a place call United Hope Of America

    January 20, 2009 at 11:52 pm |