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Inauguration

Lily Slambreta

Inauguration To Be Platform For D.C. Statehood

District of Columbia officials are using Inauguration Day to call attention to the District’s lack of statehood and congressional representation.

01/17/2013

Barack Obama (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Tight Security, Protests Expected At Inauguration

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.

01/16/2013

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MARC Train Ticket Sales Sluggish For President Obama’s 2nd Inauguration

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.

01/14/2013

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D.C. Holds Practice Parade For Inauguration

Inauguration organizers held a practice parade in Washington to prepare for next week’s swearing-in of President Barack Obama.

01/14/2013

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Md. Offers Transportation Advice For Inauguration

Maryland transportation officials are offering some travel advice for those attending the presidential inauguration next week.

01/14/2013

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Prince George’s County Business Designs Floats For President Obama’s Inauguration

A Prince George’s County company is back to play a pivotal role in the inauguration of President Barack Obama.

01/10/2013

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Obama Using MLK, Lincoln Bibles During Oath

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.

01/10/2013

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Black Ties, Booze And Access Marks Of Inauguration

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.

01/08/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama

Best Ways To Experience The Presidential Inauguration In Baltimore

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.

01/08/2013

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Cell Towers Added To National Mall For Inauguration

Extra cell phone towers are being installed on the National Mall to handle the heavy use expected from smartphones during the presidential inauguration.

01/07/2013

Barack Obama (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Second Time With Obama Not As Thrilling As Before

Four years and one re-election after Barack Obama became America’s first black president, some of the thrill is gone.

01/07/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama

Big Crowd, But Not A Record Seen For Inauguration

Oscar Moreno doesn’t want to miss this presidential inauguration, even if it won’t be the history-making event that drew 1.8 million people in 2009.

01/03/2013

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