President Barack Obama plans to use a Bible that belonged to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as he takes his oath of office on the holiday honoring the slain icon, marking what some say is an inextricable tie between the nation’s first black president and the civil rights movement.
If you want to get to the National Mall on Inauguration Day, you’re probably better off not driving.
District of Columbia officials are using Inauguration Day to call attention to the District’s lack of statehood and congressional representation.
Tea party fervor has surged and waned in the past four years, Occupy encampments are long gone from parks in the nation’s capital, and the crowd for President Barack Obama’s second inauguration figures to be significantly smaller than the record-breaking turnout of 2009.
If you’re trying to find a way to next week’s presidential inauguration, there are still seats left on the MARC trains bound for the district.
Inauguration organizers held a practice parade in Washington to prepare for next week’s swearing-in of President Barack Obama.
Maryland transportation officials are offering some travel advice for those attending the presidential inauguration next week.
A Prince George’s County company is back to play a pivotal role in the inauguration of President Barack Obama.
President Barack Obama is putting a symbolic twist on a time-honored tradition, taking the oath of office for his second term with his hand placed not on a single Bible but on two — one owned by Martin Luther King Jr. and one by Abraham Lincoln.
South Carolinians will be celebrating President Barack Obama’s inauguration with cocktails amid the Hope Diamond and dinosaur fossils at the Smithsonian’s Museum of Natural History. Minority government contractors will huddle at a downtown restaurant known as a lobbyists’ hotspot. And the nation’s largest gay rights group is promising a star-studded night at the storied Mayflower Hotel.
Washington, D.C. is a short commuter train ride from Baltimore, perfect for a day trip to see the events of Inauguration Day in person. But in D.C., there are high costs and boisterous crowds to contend with, which are enough to keep many people in town. If your office isn’t airing President Barack Obama’s second inauguration, check out one of these five locations to get your Inauguration Day fix.
Extra cell phone towers are being installed on the National Mall to handle the heavy use expected from smartphones during the presidential inauguration.