Obama: 'America's possibilities are limitless'

In his inaugural address, President Obama noted the country's continuing economic struggles and said that America can't succeed when only a few at the top do well. The country's prosperity must rest on a rising middle class. Full Story

Presidents and God

When it comes to celebrating the start of a president's term, God has played a role in nearly every inauguration since George Washington. Full Story

The Inaugural Balls

Photos from the 2013 Inaugural Balls. Full Story

Inauguration Day by the numbers

Here's a breakdown of Inauguration Day by the numbers. Full Story

Images of the 2013 inauguration

Photos of President Barack Obama's second inauguration from the ceremonial swearing-in to the frosty crowds. Full Story

Medgar Evers' widow to offer invocation for Obama

Medgar Evers' widow, Myrlie Evers-Williams, to deliver invocation at Obama inauguration

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 06:00pm EST

Medgar Evers' widow to offer invocation for Obama

The widow of slain civil rights activist Medgar Evers will deliver the invocation at President Barack Obama's second inauguration on Jan. 21.

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 02:52pm EST

Black ties, booze and access marks of inauguration

Sideline events at inauguration come with heavy price tag, invaluable access for advocates

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 02:52pm EST

Venezuela gov't: ailing Hugo Chavez 'stable'

Venezuela government: Hugo Chavez 'stable' and receiving treatment in Cuba

Monday - 01/07/2013, 10:12pm EST

$60 inaugural ball tickets sell out ahead of time

Low-cost inaugural ball tickets set for sale Monday sell out in advance in Ticketmaster error

Monday - 01/07/2013, 05:10pm EST

Second time with Obama not as thrilling as before

Second swearing-in for Obama seems to be shaping up as not as thrilling as his historic first

Monday - 01/07/2013, 11:36am EST

Inaugural ball tickets released early, sell out

Ticketmaster released the email that let people buy tickets to the balls a day early.

Monday - 01/07/2013, 10:35am EST

Cell towers added to National Mall for inaugural

National Mall to have more temporary cellphone towers for 2nd Obama inauguration

Saturday - 01/05/2013, 12:10pm EST

DC foodies unite for Chefs Ball for inauguration

DC foodies to unite for Chefs Ball hosted by Chef Art Smith ahead of Obama inauguration

Friday - 01/04/2013, 01:29pm EST

Chief justice to swear in Obama for second term

Chief Justice Roberts to administer oath to Obama, Justice Sotomayor to swear in Biden

Friday - 01/04/2013, 09:50am EST

Gullah float to appear in inaugural parade

Changing times: Culture people once hid being celebrated with float in inaugural parade

Friday - 01/04/2013, 07:51am EST

Tips to stay warm at this year's Inauguration

George Washington University urges those who will attend the Jan. 21 inauguration ceremony to plan ahead to prevent cold weather-related health problems.

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 04:57pm EST

Obama's inaugural team launches souvenir store

Presidential Inaugural Committee selling commemorative poster, other souvenirs for swearing in

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 12:10pm EST

Big crowd, but not a record, seen for inauguration

Washington expecting 600,000 to 800,000 for Obama's 2nd inauguration

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 06:14am EST

Obama's 2nd inauguration to draw smaller crowds

Presidential pampering still available, but hotels not as busy for Obama's 2nd inauguration

Friday - 12/28/2012, 07:42am EST

DC hotels less busy for Obama's 2nd inauguration

Presidential pampering still available, but hotels not as busy for Obama's 2nd inauguration

Thursday - 12/27/2012, 07:14pm EST

Obama holding 2 inaugural balls, least in 60 years

Obama restricting inaugural balls to lowest number in 60 years with 2, plus concert

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 05:47pm EST

Unlimited corporate donations allowed to cover inauguration

John Solomon, president and executive editor, Washington Guardian

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 09:57am EST


Petition begs Obama to use 'taxation' license plates

D.C. voting rights advocates are taking their plea for representation in Congress to a higher power: the presidential limo.

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 05:51am EST

New plans aim to prevent Inauguration Day gridlock

Are you heading to this year's Inauguration? There are new plans in place to help deal with crowds.

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 05:49am EST
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