The Obama Cabinet: Change and Continuity

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Barack Obama today appointed what's called his "team of rivals," including a defeated primary opponent, a holdover from the Bush Administration and a former commandant of the Marines. Will Hillary Clinton, Robert Gates and General James Jones work together or does Obama face unintended consequences? Also, tensions between Pakistan and India increase after the attacks in Mumbai, and Eric Holder as Barack Obama's choice for Attorney General. Is he the right man to reform a troubled Department of Justice?

Eric Holder (R) speaks during a press conference as US President elect Barack Obama (L), Sen. Hillary Clinton D-NY and former NATO chief General James Jones look on. Photo: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images



Warren Olney