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

Black ties, booze and access marks of inauguration

Sideline events at inauguration come with heavy price tag, invaluable access for advocates

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 02:52pm EST

Venezuela gov't: ailing Hugo Chavez 'stable'

Venezuela government: Hugo Chavez 'stable' and receiving treatment in Cuba

Monday - 01/07/2013, 10:12pm EST

$60 inaugural ball tickets sell out ahead of time

Low-cost inaugural ball tickets set for sale Monday sell out in advance in Ticketmaster error

Monday - 01/07/2013, 05:10pm EST

Second time with Obama not as thrilling as before

Second swearing-in for Obama seems to be shaping up as not as thrilling as his historic first

Monday - 01/07/2013, 11:36am EST

Inaugural ball tickets released early, sell out

Ticketmaster released the email that let people buy tickets to the balls a day early.

Monday - 01/07/2013, 10:35am EST

Cell towers added to National Mall for inaugural

National Mall to have more temporary cellphone towers for 2nd Obama inauguration

Saturday - 01/05/2013, 12:10pm EST

DC foodies unite for Chefs Ball for inauguration

DC foodies to unite for Chefs Ball hosted by Chef Art Smith ahead of Obama inauguration

Friday - 01/04/2013, 01:29pm EST

Chief justice to swear in Obama for second term

Chief Justice Roberts to administer oath to Obama, Justice Sotomayor to swear in Biden

Friday - 01/04/2013, 09:50am EST

Gullah float to appear in inaugural parade

Changing times: Culture people once hid being celebrated with float in inaugural parade

Friday - 01/04/2013, 07:51am EST

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

Obama's inaugural team launches souvenir store

Presidential Inaugural Committee selling commemorative poster, other souvenirs for swearing in

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 12:10pm EST

Big crowd, but not a record, seen for inauguration

Washington expecting 600,000 to 800,000 for Obama's 2nd inauguration

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 06:14am EST

Obama's 2nd inauguration to draw smaller crowds

Presidential pampering still available, but hotels not as busy for Obama's 2nd inauguration

Friday - 12/28/2012, 07:42am EST

DC hotels less busy for Obama's 2nd inauguration

Presidential pampering still available, but hotels not as busy for Obama's 2nd inauguration

Thursday - 12/27/2012, 07:14pm EST

Obama holding 2 inaugural balls, least in 60 years

Obama restricting inaugural balls to lowest number in 60 years with 2, plus concert

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 05:47pm EST

Unlimited corporate donations allowed to cover inauguration

John Solomon, president and executive editor, Washington Guardian

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 09:57am EST


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

New plans aim to prevent Inauguration Day gridlock

Are you heading to this year's Inauguration? There are new plans in place to help deal with crowds.

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 05:49am EST

Inaugural committee begins recruiting volunteers

Presidential Inaugural Committee begins recruiting volunteers in DC for Obama inaugural

Thursday - 12/20/2012, 03:20am EST

Inaugural officials planning greater crowd control

Schumer: More staff, signs and metal detectors to prevent crowd problems like 2009 inaugural

Wednesday - 12/19/2012, 06:00pm EST
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