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The Obamasphere: Washington Supporters

MAXINE ISAACS The press secretary for the Mondale campaign (where she met husband Jim Johnson, who served as campaign chairman) Isaacs is still very much involved in politics and political giving. The Harvard Kennedy...

The Obamasphere: Political Allies

HARRY REID The Senate majority leader developed a reputation for sparring with President Bush and Senate Republicans after he assumed the party’s leadership in 2005. As a member of the Obama’s own party, this...

The Obamasphere: Economic Policy

PAUL VOLCKER Longtime chairman of the Federal Reserve under Presidents Carter and Reagan, Volcker is now serving as chairman of the newly formed Economic Advisory Board. This 6-foot-7 avid fly-fisherman and farmers’ rights advocate...

The Obamasphere: Foreign Policy

SUSAN RICE Known for speaking her mind, Obama’s pick for U.S. ambassador to the United Nations is a protégé of former secretary of state Madeleine Albright and an expert in trans-national threats, global poverty,...

The Obamasphere: Domestic Policy

MELODY BARNES Barnes leaves the Center for American Progress to serve as Obama’s director of domestic policy. The smart and stylish lawyer was named one of Washingtonian’s “Ten Well-Dressed Women” in 2007, wherein she...

The Obamasphere: The White House

PETE ROUSE Ready to leave politics after Sen. Tom Daschle’s defeat, this Hill veteran, known as “The 101st senator” will serve as senior advisor to the president. According to Bret Bair of Fox News,...

The Obamasphere: Cabinet

JOE BIDEN One of the least wealthy members of the Senate, the future veep and foreign policy guru will be getting a raise to go with his new digs. Amtrakers will miss him, but...