D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser

D.C. Mayor Spent $1.15 Million on Inaugural Festivities

A new financial report shows that District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser spent $1.15 million on her inaugural festivities — $400,000 more than her predecessor.


D.C. mayor Muriel Bowser. (Photo from Muriel Bowser)

Muriel Bowser Sworn In as D.C. Mayor, Promises ‘Fresh Start’

Muriel Bowser was sworn in Friday as the seventh elected mayor of the District of Columbia, promising to bring new energy to city government and combat growing inequality in the prosperous nation’s capital.


Maryland flag Annapolis

Md. GOP Leaders Attend Anne Arundel Inauguration

Republican Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh has been sworn in to office.


Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett. (Photo credit: TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Montgomery County Inauguration Set for Leggett

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett is scheduled to sworn in to his third term as county executive.


Democrat Terry McAuliffe celebrates winning the Virginia governorship at an election-night party at the Sheraton Premiere Hotel on Nov. 5, 2013 in Tysons Corner, Va. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

McAuliffe Inaugural As Va. Governor Taking Shape

Gov-elect Terry McAuliffe’s inaugural is beginning to take shape.


Woodrow Wilson house celebrating 100th anniversary of president's first inauguration. (Credit: Heather Curtis/All-News 99.1 WNEW

Wilson House Opens Doors in Celebration of 100th Anniversary of Presidency

The Woodrow Wilson House is holding an open house Saturday afternoon in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the president’s first inauguration.


President Barack Obama during his 2nd inauguration  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Discharged Airman Gets Key Role At Inauguration

David Hall got an unexpected call a week ago Tuesday, just after 9 p.m. On the line: the Presidential Inauguration Committee. Would he be willing to be a co-chair for the inaugural celebration? Citizen co-chairs are people whose stories help illustrate the president’s first-term accomplishments. The president wanted him there because of Hall’s efforts to overturn Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.


Singer Beyonce performs the National Anthem to conclude the 57th Presidential Inauguration ceremonial swearing-in of US President Barack Obama at the US Capitol on January 21, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Beyonce Reportedly Lip-Synced National Anthem at Inauguration

Beyonce’s rousing rendition of the American national anthem, lauded by many, may not have been left up to chance, if new reports are to be believed.


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Obama Embarks on First Working Day of Second Term

Four years ago, President Barack Obama and his staff spent the first day in the White House learning the basics. Not just the basics of governing, but also figuring out how to get cleared into their offices by the Secret Service, log on to their government computers and find keys to unlock office drawers.


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Smithsonian Curators Scout for Obama Artifacts

As crowds descended and the inauguration unfolded, a few museum curators in Washington kept watch for symbols and messages that would make history.