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President Obama delivered an impassioned speech at the 61st annual National Prayer Breakfast. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Obama Delivers Deeply Religious Speech At National Prayer Breakfast

President Barack Obama’s speech at the 61st annual National Prayer Breakfast address used passionate language to describe his Christian faith.


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Obama Taking Oath Of Office With MLK, Lincoln Bibles

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 two — one owned by Martin Luther King Jr. and one by Abraham Lincoln.


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Roads Closures For Emancipation Day Parade In D.C.

Several roads in northwest Washington will be closing for a parade and fireworks display in celebration of Emancipation Day. Roads to re-open near the start of rush hour.


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D.C. Prepares To Celebrate 150 Years Without Slavery

Officials are announcing a series of events to celebrate the 150th anniversary of District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act.