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Pressure is rising on Obama to please many constituencies that helped him win the White House.
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The president-elect is expected to appoint Steven Chu, who runs a national lab, as energy secretary.
"I'm not forgetting at all who's the president," he says.
Obama’s no centrist, but he likes to get things done. Imagine that.
If he chooses someone who didn't support his campaign it would please the Vatican.
Women are underrepresented in construction and energy, but it doesn't have to stay that way.
With the right policies, the economy could recover much more quickly.
Officials have long list of issues to fix, from climate change to arms control, after rocky Bush years.