Transition to a New President

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As the nation waits for a ruling from Florida, two potential administrations try to prepare for life in Washington. With inauguration day two months off, the new president -- whoever he is -- will have to fill 6000 jobs, thousand of which need Senate confirmation. We'll hear about the consequences of all this delay from aides to previous Republican and Democratic presidents, and from both sides of a Congress almost equally divided.
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Warren Olney