Barack Obama's election is being celebrated in much of the world, which is hoping for radical change after one of history's most unpopular administrations. We look Obama's transition into the presidency, and at expectations that might be fulfilled and those that might not. Also, no felony convicted has ever been elected to the United States Senate. Alaska Republican Ted Sevens may break the mold.
Banner image: Supporters of President-elect Barak Obama celebrate on the Champs-Elysees in Paris. Photo: Boris Horvat/AFP/Getty Images