CHICAGO (AP) -- What do you do on the first morning you wake up as president elect?
Barack Obama had breakfast with his two young daughters, and then saw them off to school. It's the kind of simple pleasure he's missed out on during his long and now successful campaign for the White House.
Then, Obama headed for the gym -- wearing a baseball cap, sunglasses and workout clothes.
But he has some work to do as well. He's expected to quickly start putting together a white House staff and selecting Cabinet nominees.
Campaign officials say Congressman Rahm Emanuel of Illinois is the front-runner to be Obama's chief of staff.
Starting tomorrow, Obama will be getting daily intelligence briefings like the ones he'll receive as president.
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