Most of the president-elect’s picks seem poised for easy votes – with a few exceptions.
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.
The president-elect went public this week to reassure Americans he’s on top of the economic crisis.
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.