Counting Questions

Number of questions President-Elect Obama has taken at press conferences since being elected? 48

The Washington Times’ Christina Bellatoni is keeping a tally, with names/outlets (h/t, Michael Calderone). Her own name is not on the list but, she notes optimistically, “I have only been in Chicago for half of the [11] press conferences. He called on me many times during the campaign and I have no doubt he will again.”

Liz Cox Barrett is a freelance writer and graphic designer in Kalispell, Montana. She worked as a newspaper journalist in Denver and Kalispell for 20 years.