WASHINGTON--Happy Birthday to Vice President-elect Joe Biden, 66 today.
Meeting with President-elect Barack Obama in Chicago yesterday, Obama at lunch "surprised him yesterday with cupcakes" and "led the staff in singing him happy birthday." according to a guidance memo issued by the transition.
Gifts: a Chicago White Sox hat, a Chicago Bears hat and a bucket of Garrett's popcorn. Real Chicagoans know from Garrett's.
Biden spends today in Delaware and has no public
events scheduled. Obama will hold private meetings in Chicago,
no public events are scheduled.
APB: Incoming Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, who has yet to resign his House seat, will meet with House and Senate GOP leaders to give them the message the White House "will be open be open at all times for them."