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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, Barack obama, mark segraves, voting rights

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

Tags: Dick Uliano, Errol Schwartz, Third Street Tunnel

MARC train tickets to inauguration to go on sale

Tickets for MARC train service to the presidential inauguration are set to go on sale.

Monday - 12/10/2012, 06:29pm EST

Tags: MARC trains,

D.C. area preps for Inauguration Day

As the D.C. area prepares for Inauguration Day in January, many are hoping to have a better experience this time than attendees did four years ago.

Saturday - 11/10/2012, 08:24am EST

Tags: John Aaron, Inauguration Weekend, 3rd street tunnel

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

Tags: National Park Service, Barack obama, Martin Luther King Jr., Andrew Mollenbeck

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

Tags: Newseum,

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

Tags: Metro, Hank Silverberg, WMATA

Metro to offer fare card with next president's picture

Metro plans to offer commemorative fare cards with the president's picture, just as it did four years ago, but this time the cards will be cheaper and offer more choices.

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 05:30am EDT

Tags: Metro, WMATA, mark segraves

Hotels are already filling up for inauguration weekend

It might be more than a year away, but hotel rooms for the 2013 presidential inauguration are already selling out.

Sunday - 03/04/2012, 08:08am EST

Tags: hotel

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