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Business ObamaNation Politics

ObamaNation: Obama’s First Televised Post-Election Interview With 60 Minutes

President-elect Barack Obama outlined his priorities in his first televised post-election interview with CBS’ 60 Minutes and spoke of his intent to restore a “sense of trust, transparency, openness in our financial system” and bringing back the “bond of trust between the presidency and the public” he thinks has been lost.

He also spoke about the current crisis in the auto industry, “it’s my belief that we need to provide assistance to the auto industry. But I think that it can’t be a blank check,” and stressed the importance of focusing on the mortgage situation and it’s impact on the economy.

Obama also addressed the comparisons in the press of today’s financial problems and his upcoming presidency with that of the early 1930s and former President Franklin D. Roosevelt. “What you see in FDR that I hope my team can– emulate, is not always getting it right, but projecting a sense of confidence, and a willingness to try things,” he said.

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Ga Ga: Grey’s Anatomy Alum Elizabeth Reaser in New CBS Series The Ex List

Actress Elizabeth Reaser first stole Blindie’s heart as Jane Doe/Ava/Rebecca in Grey’s Anatomy, a guest role that earned her an Emmy Award and a SAG Award nomination. Now, the pretty brunette with serious acting chops has her own show: CBS’s The Ex List.

In the new series–which premieres on October 3–Reaser plays Bella Bloom, a singleton who happens to visit a psychic who tells her she will marry a man she’s already met–but she has to do it within a year.

The premise is adorable and will be a sure-fire chick hit. It’s tag line says, “She’s making a list and kissing them twice.”

A Michigan native, Reaser attended New York’s acclaimed The Julliard School. Her film credits include The Family Stone, with Claire Danes and SJP, and The Believer, with Ryan Gosling. She can next be seen in the film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s popular book series, Twilight.

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