Presidential Inauguration News
About Inauguration 2013
President Barack Obama will be sworn in to his second term as president on Monday, Jan.21, 2013, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. The official swearing-in takes place one day earlier at the White House, but hundreds of thousands will gather on the mall and in front of the capital building to see the swearing-in and the start of the second term of the country's first black president. He will then head back to the White House and watch an inaugural parade in his honor. ABC News will offer live streaming coverage of the day's activities starting at 9 a.m. ET at http://abcn.ws/live.
The History of Presidential Inaugurations
Historian Jim Bendat discusses swearing-in of presidents through the years.
Chinese Envoy Visits Taiwan Amid Protests
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Meet Obama's Closest Neighbor at '1601 Pennsylvania Avenue'
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MLK Jr.'s Bible, Nobel Medal to Be Released to His Estate
A judge has signed an order ending an ownership dispute over the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s traveling Bible and Nobel Peace Prize medal that had essentially pitted the slain civil rights leader's two sons against their sister
Democratic National Convention 2016: Fact-Checking the Speakers
The Democratic Party is holding its convention in Philadelphia this week. Every day, ABC News will be fact-checking speakers at the Democratic National Convention . DAY FOUR: Thursday, July 28 Fact Check: Economy Added 15 Million New Private-Sector Jobs Since Obama Inauguration Claim: The economy
Sen. Tim Scott: Republican Convention Should Focus on 'Fairness and Opportunity'
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Legendary Boxer Muhammad Ali Has Died at Age 74
A closer look at the early rise of the beloved iconic three-time boxing champion.
‘GMA’ 40th Anniversary: Robin Roberts Reveals a Favorite 'GMA' Moment
As "Good Morning America" counts down to its 40th anniversary marathon livestream event , Robin Roberts remembered the stories that, for her, were standouts of her tenure. One is reuniting the Poulter family after the powerful earthquake that devastated Haiti in 2010. The magnitude-7.0 earthquake
Politicians Turn To Historic Bibles As They Take Oath Of Office
As Attorney General Loretta Lynch was sworn in Wednesday, she took her oath of office with the help of a little piece of history. Lynch was sworn in using a bible once belonging to abolitionist Frederick Douglass . The book was given to Douglass as a gift from members of the Metropolitan AME Church
This Is What A Donald Trump Presidency Might Look Like
Donald Trump jumped on the road to the White House today, telling an audience at Trump Tower in New York City, “I am officially running for president of the United States.” But it’s a long time between now and Election Day 2016 and a long way between Fifth Avenue and the White House. Let’s imagine