Also in the News: Obama taps tech for health care push

President-elect Barack Obama is drawing on the kinds of high-tech communications and social networking tools he used to get elected as he begins the push for his health care reform agenda, the Washington Post reports.

The mobilization effort taking shape during the transition will include online videos, blogs and e-mail alerts as well as traditional public forums, according to the Post. Already, several thousand people have posted comments about health care on the Obama transition Web site at www.change.gov.

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