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A White House tour of trouble spots

Bush provides Obama with an early briefing

President Bush and Barack Obama walked to the Oval Office at the White House yesterday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
President Bush and Barack Obama walked to the Oval Office at the White House yesterday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) AP Photo/Gerald Herbert
By Joseph Williams
Globe Staff / November 11, 2008

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WASHINGTON - President-elect Barack Obama took another significant step toward assuming power yesterday when President Bush greeted him at the White House, then gave Obama an extended, private briefing on the myriad of challenges awaiting him when he takes office in January. (Full article: 1062 words)

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