A painter touches up the presidential viewing stand in front of the White House in Washington on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, as preparations continue for the Inauguration on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)

Photo by: J. David Ake

A painter touches up the presidential viewing stand in front of the White House in Washington on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, as preparations continue for the Inauguration on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)