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- Boehner accuses Obama of ‘legacy of lawlessness’
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Only at The Washington Times: Reporters discuss the latest news on the 2009 Presidential Inauguration and President Obama.
By Jeff Hill - Special to The Washington Times — Published January 20, 2009 Comments
Below is the text of a letter from former South African President Nelson Mandela -- the leader of the movement against apartheid -- which was handed to Barack Obama shortly before the ceremony.
How the two preachers prayed during the inauguration
African American Denise Alexander became the fourth poet to read at a presidential inauguration.
One of the most quotable lines from President Obama's inaugural address was likely inspired from a Depression-era musical comedy called "Swing Time."
Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. glaringly fumbled the administration of the oath of office to President Barack Obama on Tuesday.
Another standing o from some on "we will defeat you" - this time Bush stood
The Rev. Rick Warren, pastor of California's Saddleback Church, heralded the nation's peaceful transfer of power and the landmark inauguration of its first black president Tuesday, but dodged the issue of gay marriage in his presidential invocation.
Inauguration ceremony about to begin.
Loud boos could be heard coming from the Mall when President Bush was announced at 11:36.
Michelle Obama is wearing an Isabel Toledo ensemble to her husband's swearing-In ceremony and today's inaugural parade.
A loud cheer went up from the millions on the National Mall at 10:41 a.m., as they saw what was presumably the motorcade carrying President Bush and President-elect Barack Obama heading down Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House to the Capitol.
The inaugural committee is urging folks to send photos of their experience at the swearing-in today.
You know things have changed in Washington when Code Pink gets seats up front at the inauguration.
And we've begun.
By James A. Lyons Jr.
The president has shifted alliance from friend to enemy
Inauguration Blog Archives
- Inside the Ring: Israel surprised by Hamas tunnel network
- Army's 3-D printed bombs to create 'a whole new universe' of lethal capabilities
- Chicken pox outbreak puts illegal immigrant facility on lockdown
- GOP leaders delay border bill, leave Obama in control
- Report: 40% of weapons sent to Afghanistan are unaccounted for
- CIA admits improperly hacking Senate computers in search of Bush-era information
- CRUZ: A tale of two hospitals: One in Israel, one in Gaza
- Lois Lerner hated conservatives, new emails show
- Catholic League slams Obama: 'Do Christian lives mean so little to you?'
- U.S. troops told not to eat, drink in front of Muslims during Ramadan