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U.S. President-elect Barack Obama is expected to begin building his transition team Thursday, little more than a day after securing an historic election victory.

The Democratic party leader was expected to officially name his White House chief of staff as Rahm Emanuel, a Chicago colleague who helped lead the party to majority control of Congress in 2006.

Other key appointments, primarily the treasury chief who will help craft policy to lift the county out of financial crisis, were expected to be named shortly. Read full article »

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