Despite policy pullbacks and some appointments, most liberals are happy.
Some inner-circle conflict can be of help to a president, but building a sense of teamwork will be key.
His aim is to add 2.5 million jobs. But job totals are dropping sharply now.
Not 'a minute to waste' in addressing economic woes, the president-elect says.
The New York Fed president is known for his insights on ‘90s international crises.
His top priorities are stimulus proposals, the 'G-20' summit, and picking a Treasury chief.
Many economists agree another stimulus package is necessary. Some are skeptical about its benefits.
Both pick mainstream experts, but Obama’s are more interventionist.
John McCain has the harder job of countering his support of Bush and his push for deregulation.