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

Obama to take private oath in brief family service

Obama's private swearing-in to be brief affair with family in White House Blue Room

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 12:20pm EST

Cabs in District will cost bit more on Inauguration Day

The D.C. Taxi Cab Commission has authorized a $1 fee for each additional passenger taking a trip on Inauguration Day.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 11:27am EST

Obama gets a second chance at speech for the ages

Will Obama be better? Second presidential inaugural addresses are usually pretty forgettable

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 10:30am EST

Chelsea Clinton headlining inaugural service event

Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton is honorary chair of Obama's inaugural service event

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 09:12am EST

Ballou's Majestic Marching Knights see symbolism in parade participation

When he got the message that the Ballou High School marching band had been selected for the Inaugural Parade, director Darrell Watson was floored - more than figuratively.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 07:20am EST

Inauguration Day: Behind-the-scenes logistics

Senate Sergeant at Arms Terry Gainer talks about the logistics that go into coordinating so many VIPs at the same time.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 06:32am EST

Most fade, but these inaugural words endure

Most inaugural addresses are soon forgotten, but these presidents' words live on

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 06:10am EST

Presidential strut is now iconic inaugural moment

In just a few decades, walking down Pennsylvania Avenue has become an iconic inaugural moment

Tuesday - 01/15/2013, 11:44pm EST

Lawyers from LGBT group to join Supreme Court bar

Supreme Court to welcome 30 members of gay and lesbian lawyers' group to high court bar

Tuesday - 01/15/2013, 07:30pm EST

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

Good to Go: Do-it-yourself inauguration party ideas

If you're like me with no ticket in hand for an inaugural ball, here are some ways to have your own inauguration revelry at home.

Tuesday - 01/15/2013, 08:01am EST

Once in your life, try an inaugural ball

WTOP's Randi Martin reports

Tuesday - 01/15/2013, 07:05am EST


Hi-tech inauguration tickets to help direct crowds

Learning from the mistakes of inaugurations past, Inauguration Day committees are using the power of GPS and mobile apps to help guests and well- wishers get where they're going on time.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 05:57pm EST

Tribes raise money to represent Wyo. in inaugural

Tribes try to raise money to send dancers to inaugural parade in DC and be Wyoming's only reps

Monday - 01/14/2013, 05:30pm EST

Questions and answers about upcoming inauguration

Questions and answers about traditions, festivities for President Obama's second inauguration

Monday - 01/14/2013, 12:22pm EST

Md. offers transportation advice for inauguration

Maryland transportation officials are offering some travel advice for those attending the presidential inauguration next week.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 11:55am EST

Md. offers transportation advice for inauguration

Maryland officials offer transportation advice ahead of Obama inauguration

Monday - 01/14/2013, 10:50am EST

TV pro: How to capture the inaugural parade on a smartphone

Many of us will line the parade route on Inauguration Day to be part of history, and some will try to document it with a smartphone. Here are some tips to help you out.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 09:10am EST

Official inauguration store opens in downtown D.C.

The 57th Presidential Inauguration Store, now open at 1155 F Street NW, sells tote bags, Champagne glasses and boxes of the ubiquitous button.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 05:33am EST

Obama's 2nd inauguration smaller, yet still grand

Obama planning smaller 2nd inaugural still full of glamour, patriotic pomp and celebrities

Monday - 01/14/2013, 03:46am EST
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