12/25/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Obama's Unusual Transition: The Split-Screen Presidency

WASHINGTON - America has never seen anything quite like this: The president and president-elect acting like co-presidents, consulting and cooperating on the day's biggest crises.

"It's pretty unusual," said George Edwards, a presidential expert at Texas A&M University, in College Station.

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