The President-Elect: Hugs And HopeS

[Philadelphia, January 17. Image via Getty.]

PHILADELPHIA - JANUARY 17: U.S. President-elect Barack Obama (R) is embraced by supporter Patricia Stiles before embarking on a whistle-stop train trip to Washington at the 30th Street Station on January 17, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Obama will travel by train from Philadelphia to Washington with a stop in Wilmington, Delaware, to pick up Vice President-elect Joe Biden, going forward to Baltimore, Maryland before ending the trip in the nation's capitol. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)