Thursday, November 27, 2008


WE'VE MOVED! Democratic Convention Watch is now at

  • In Minnesota, the state canvassing board on Wednesday denied a Franken request that it review absentee ballots rejected for technical reasons by local elections officials.
  • President-elect Barack Obama is already making presidential history by naming -- or at least his transition team is leaking to the press -- his Cabinet picks faster than nearly all of his predecessors. - CNN
  • The transition team has now received 290,000 applications for jobs
  • Bands in the inaugural parade are finding it really hard to find hotels
  • Counting across the country continues, and Obama is now at 69 million votes, and leads McCain by 9 million, up from 7 million on election night.
  • The White House accidentally sent out Christmas-themed Hanukkah cards
  • Lt. Gov. Brian Krolicki of Nevada, a possible opponent of Harry Reid in 2010, will likely be indicted.
  • Chris Matthews continues to look at a Senate run
  • Gwen Ifil has talked to NBC about hosting Meet the Press