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
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
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For those watching the ceremonial swearing-in of President Barack Obama Monday via video monitor near the Washington Monument, the experience was not so pleasant.
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