1. What's Next

    To the Rescue

    After two years of campaigning and a night of celebration, the Obama-Biden administration "will inherit problems of historic proportions" not seen since FDR began his term during the Great Depression, Dan Balz writes in the Washington Post. Top on the agenda: a sinking economy and a war on two fronts. Aiding Obama's task? His diverse "new coalition" of voters that led  him to the Oval Office provided a "personal mandate" for action. Advisors caution they learned from 2006 not to aim for an "unabashed liberal government" and that Obama will "govern inclusively" and will face budgetary hurdles.

    Read it at The Washington Post