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Seinfeld's Newman weighs in on the first lady's bangs

Wayne Knight, known for his portrayal of Newman on Seinfeld, walked the red carpet with his wife Clare de Chenu at the Creative Coalition Inaugural Ball Monday night. WTOP caught up with him to get his thoughts on the inaugural weekend.

Tuesday - 01/22/2013, 02:35pm EST

Tags: television, actor, inaugural balls, First Lady, Michelle Obama, Natalie Plumb

Local astronauts, dogs and marching band members prepare for inaugural parade

Nearly 3,000 groups applied to perform in the 2013 presidential inaugural parade on Monday -- more than twice the number that applied to march in President Barack Obama's first inaugural parade. From that number, four local groups got a bid to march.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 12:50pm EST

Tags: Inauguration Parade, University of Maryland, ballou senior high school, marching band, NASA, Canine Companions for Independence, inaugural parade 2013, Curiosity rover, Majestic Marching Knights, Fauquier County, Pennsylvania Avenue, Mighty Sound of Maryland, Natalie Plumb

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Obama swag hits the shelves as inauguration nears

Throughout the Presidential Inaugural Committee store in downtown D.C., shoppers from all over the world gather to claim their inauguration swag.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 08:53am EST

Tags: inauguration, Presidential Inaugural Committee, alicia lozano

An unexpected moment from two presidents on Inauguration Day

From the ceremonies to the celebrations, the presidential inauguration is a tradition that is highly scripted and precisely calculated. However, four years ago during President Barack Obama's first inauguration, something happened off-script.

Tuesday - 01/15/2013, 12:07pm EST

Tags: George W. Bush, inauguration day, hug, Mark Seagraves, Terry Gainer

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

Tags: George Washington University Hospital, inauguration, dick uliano,

Presidents rarely offer feds day off for New Year's Eve

Now that President Obama has issued an executive order giving most executive branch employees off Monday for Christmas Eve, will he also grant them the day off on New Year's Eve?

Sunday - 12/23/2012, 07:23am EST

Tags: federal workers, federal holidays, executive orders, max smith, New Years

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

Tags: D.C. Vote, taxation without representation, license plates, inauguration, mark segraves, voting rights

Obama meets with Rice, signs Russian trade bill

Friday - 12/14/2012, 04:12am EST

Tags: Tim Geithner

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

Tags: WMATA, Inauguration Weekend, transit, getting around town, Hank Silverberg

Virginia Ali: The 'heart and soul' of Ben's Chili Bowl

From riots to presidential visits, 78-year-old Virginia Ali shares the long and storied history of her husband's iconic D.C. restaurant Ben's Chili Bowl.

Tuesday - 12/04/2012, 04:14pm EST

Tags: Bens Chili Bowl, U Street, restaurant, Bill Cosby, riots, Heather Brady

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