Presidential Inauguration Coverage

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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