The transfer of power from one President to another is a tremendous and complicated affair. Resources have been developed to assist with the orderly transfer. Here are some resources of interest:
Change.gov: Office of the President Elect offers the latest news, events, and announcements pertaining to the formation of the Obama Administration.
GSA Presidential Transition offers GSA's role in the transition, laws and regulations, information for appointees and additional resources.
The Plum Book is used to identify presidentially appointed positions within the Federal Government.
The CRS Report Issues Involving Outgoing and Incoming Administrations highlights some of the political issues of the transition.
Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat
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