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Obama, McCain Quietly Plan White House Transitions

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Obama, McCain Quietly Plan White House Transitions

Election 2008

Obama, McCain Quietly Plan White House Transitions

Obama, McCain Quietly Plan White House Transitions

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As Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain make their final push to the finish line, each campaign is quietly assembling advisers who will form the foundation of a new White House.

But neither camp is particularly keen on talking about the transition until a victory is clinched.

Farai Chideya takes a closer look at the preparation for a new administration with P.J. Crowley — Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress — and Robert Traynham, D.C. bureau chief for the Comcast cable network, CN8.