In the Observer: Obama’s Foreign Policy, Ravitch and the M.T.A.

Jason Horowitz reports that the Obama campaign will be raiding the Clinton campaign’s roster of top foreign policy advisers, all in the interest of more “oomph,” as Leon Panetta says.

John Koblin profiles Lynn Sweet, the unstoppable Chicago Sun-Times reporter whose national profile is rising along with Barack Obama’s.

Eliot Brown considers Dick Ravitch and his new task: saving the M.T.A. once again.

In the Observer: Obama’s Foreign Policy, Ravitch and the M.T.A.