Presidential Inauguration Coverage

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Metro Records 779,787 Trips on Inauguration Day

The subway in the nation’s capital recorded 779,787 passenger entries to the system on Inauguration Day, about 70 percent of ridership on Inauguration Day in 2009.

01/22/2013

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Exodus of Inaugural Watchers Jams Metro

Crowded subway stations and a disabled train caused major headaches Monday for thousands of rail riders trying to get home from President Barack Obama’s second inauguration.

01/21/2013

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DC Hots Spots: Where to Make A Last-Minute Inaugural Toast

If you’re still walking the streets of D.C. and find yourself caught up in that Inaugural euphoria, celebrate the presidency by grabbing a Hawaiian-themed cocktail at one of these nearby watering holes.

01/21/2013

President Barack Obama waves during the public ceremonial inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘I’m Not Going to See This Again’

Inaugurations are always moments of great ceremony and pageantry. But, hey, everybody can rel-a-a-a-ax a little the second time around.

01/21/2013

US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle walk along Pennsylvania Ave during the parade following Obama's inauguration as the 44th US president in Washington, DC on January 20, 2009.  (Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Exits His Limousine to Walk in the Inaugural Parade

President Barack Obama has joined the inaugural parade from Capitol Hill to the White House celebrating the start of his second term.

01/21/2013

Beyonce performs the national anthem as U.S. President Barack Obama looks on during the Inauguration. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Stars Rub Shoulders With Politicos at Inauguration

Beyonce drew a loud cheer from the audience Monday even before her impressive rendition of the national anthem.

01/21/2013

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Sasha and Malia Sure Have Grown

Sasha and Malia Obama have grown a lot since their father’s first Inauguration ceremony in 2009.

01/21/2013

President Barack Obama waves before speaking during the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 21, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Obama: ‘An Economic Recovery Has Begun’

Declaring “our work begins today”, President Barack Obama vowed to “finish what we started” four years ago as hundreds of thousands of inauguration-goers gathered on the historic National Mall for his oath-taking for a second term.

01/21/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) greets poet Richard Blanco after his poem during the public ceremonial inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. Barack Obama was re-elected for a second term as President of the United States. (Credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Richard Blanco Becomes First Hispanic or Gay Man to Recite Inaugural Poem

Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco read his poem “One Today” at the ceremonial swearing-in ceremony of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

01/21/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama.  (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

First Lady of Fashion: Michelle Obama Wearing Thom Browne at Inauguration

The first family headed out to Monday’s inaugural festivities with Michelle Obama leading a very coordinated fashion parade in a navy-silk, checkered-patterned coat and dress by Thom Browne that were inspired by a menswear necktie.

01/21/2013

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