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

First groups get invitations to inaugural parade

Spouses of those serving in the armed forces, military and civilian colleges, gay musicians and President Barack Obama's hometown will all be represented in next month's inaugural parade.

Tuesday - 12/18/2012, 05:32pm EST

Big price for inaugural pomp; much private money

Oh the pomp, oh the price tag: Inauguration runs big tab, but smaller 1 expected this time

Monday - 12/17/2012, 03:20am EST

Big price for inaugural pomp; much private money

The pomp surrounding the inauguration of the president of the United States can carry a hefty price tag, from the glitzy galas to all those inaugural balls.

Monday - 12/17/2012, 01:00am EST

Officials to close Third Street tunnel for inauguration

Military and security planners for President Obama's second inaugural ceremony are apparently determined that there will be no repeat of what happened at the president's first inaugural when thousands of people were trapped in the Third Street tunnel.

Thursday - 12/13/2012, 10:41am EST

Obama to match FDR's record of 4 swearing-ins

President Barack Obama is poised to match Franklin Roosevelt's record of being sworn in as the nation's leader four times.

Wednesday - 12/12/2012, 01:53pm EST

Metro revises inauguration plans to fix '09 headaches

Metro hopes to ease traffic and commuter headaches for the upcoming Jan. 21 presidential inauguration and has updated its ceremony day plans to address long waits and gridlock that plagued its train stations four years ago.

Thursday - 12/06/2012, 06:04pm EST

Good luck finding a D.C. hotel for the inauguration

Anyone looking to get a hotel room in Washington, D.C. for inauguration weekend should get used to hearing two words: sold out.

Saturday - 11/10/2012, 02:05am EST

Inauguration taxi fee on the table in D.C.

Taxi rides in the District could be more expensive on inauguration weekend. The D.C. Taxi Cab Commission is considering a surcharge for extra passengers, similar to the added fee during the Nationals playoff games that was rescinded at the request of the Mayor.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 04:10pm EST

Inauguration construction, planning under way

Voters elected Barack Obama to another four-year term Tuesday. Twenty-four hours later and the inauguration stage is already under construction at the Capitol.

Thursday - 11/08/2012, 06:32am EST

Newseum to offer $100 Inauguration Day viewing

The Newseum, which is located on the Pennsylvania Avenue parade route in Washington, plans to offer a special package for viewing the next presidential inauguration.

Wednesday - 11/07/2012, 04:38am EST

Lessons learned, Metro prepares for Inauguration Day

Metro General Manager Richard Sarles says the transit agency will use lessons learned four years ago to prevent long lines at the stations and parking lots.

Friday - 10/26/2012, 04:38am EDT

Congress launches inauguration website

Congress has launched a website and Facebook page as it prepares for the 57th presidential inauguration to take place on the west side of the Capitol on Jan. 21.

Friday - 10/19/2012, 02:44pm EDT

D.C. tap water to be served at inauguration

The debate over bottled versus tap is over. D.C. tap water will be served during the 57th Presidential Inauguration.

Wednesday - 08/29/2012, 01:48pm EDT
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