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The List: The 10 most memorable presidential inaugural addresses

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Barack Obama’s first inaugural was so memorable because of its historical significance: The first American of African ancestry was becoming president of the United States. As a piece of oratory, it is not considered one of the finest presidential inaugural addresses. Here is our take on the ten most memorable inaugural speeches delivered by American [...] [Read More]

Photo Gallery: Washington prepares for Inauguration 2013

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On Dec. 18, we reported that inauguration preparations in Washington, D.C. were well underway. Now, a month later, the 2013 Inauguration is almost here. Folks from around the nation have flocked to Washington, D.C. to help President Barack Obama celebrate his victory and to kick off his second term. With inauguration weekend upon us, Washington [...] [Read More]

Obamas kick off inaugural weekend with National Day of Service (with PHOTO GALLERY)

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“Inaugurations are about more than just celebrating. They are about coming together and making the country a better place,” said President Obama in a video filmed to promote the National Day of Service, adding that volunteering was the highlight of his 2009 Inauguration. [Read More]