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Weather doesn't always cooperate on Inauguration Day

Winter has not been kind to many presidents and the inaugural committees in charge of coordinating the day's events. We have a list of the worst Inaugural Day weather.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 11:33am EST

Tags: weather, dave dildine

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: Barack Obama, Presidential Inaugural Committee, alicia lozano

For some, bus may be better option to inauguration

Before heading to Monday's swearing-in ceremony and parade, consider inauguration transportation carefully.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 07:02am EST

Tags: michelle basch, Metro, WMATA

Test your knowledge of inaugural history

"We often look at American history, and presidential history, and how they parallel each other. It's a way we mark our story -- our national story," says Harry Rubenstein, curator with the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 06:52am EST

Tags: Neal Augenstein, presidential trivia,

Dulles closes runway to accommodate private planes

There are enough people arriving by private planes for the inauguration that Dulles International Airport has to clear out space for them to park.

Friday - 01/18/2013, 06:02am EST

Tags: andrew mollenbeck, Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Dulles International Airport

Metro won't stay open late for unofficial inaugural balls

Despite late night unofficial inaugural balls, Metro won't run late.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 09:00am EST

Tags: michelle basch, Metro,

Presidents and God: Religion's role in inauguration

The separation of church and state is unique to American democracy, but when it comes to celebrating the start of a president's term, God has played a role in nearly every inauguration since George Washington. And President Obama's second swearing-in will be no different.

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 08:19am EST

Tags: megan cloherty, National Cathedral, St. John

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

Tags: mark segraves, inauguration day, logistics, Terry Gainer

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

Tags: Jim Long, NBC News, smartphone, Inauguration Parade, Neal Augenstein

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

Tags: Presidential Inaugural Committee

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