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.
Meet Obama's Closest Neighbor at '1601 Pennsylvania Avenue'
Meet President Obama’s closest neighbor. Just across the street from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue sits a modest white tent at the edge of Lafayette Square that supporters have taken to calling “1601 Pennsylvania Avenue.” Just outside the tent sits Philipos Melaku-Bello, a peace activist who, along with
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'
As the nation debates the state of race relations and police use of force in the wake of the deaths of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, prominent legislators are beginning to stand up and speak about their own experiences. Sen. Tim Scott , R-South Carolina, made a speech on Wednesday on the
‘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
Diane Sawyer's Biography
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Cecilia Vega is anchor of ABC News "World News Tonight" Saturday and senior national correspondent. Her work can also be seen on " Good Morning America ," "Nightline" and "20/20." Since joining ABC News in 2011 as correspondent, Cecilia’s assignments have taken her around the world, from London for
Mike Huckabee Defends His Book's Criticism of 'Amazing' Beyonce
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee today called singer Beyoncé an amazing talent, but added that some of her more explicit lyrics are unnecessary given her abilities as a performer. When asked on ABC’s “This Week” about passages in his new book regarding the pop star that have raised some eyebrows,