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Presidential Inauguration 2013

The latest updates and schedule for the 2013 Presidential Inauguration held in Washington, D.C., the week of Jan. 21, including background on the inaugural parade, inaugural balls and galas, swearing-in ceremony and inaugural address.

President Obama takes the oath of office from Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. at the ceremonial swearing-in on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Scott Andrews, Pool)

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President Obama's inaugural address was well received by the hundreds of thousands of people who trekked downtown to watch the ceremony and began making for the exits as soon as the speech concluded. Published January 21 2013

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The 57th presidential inaugural parade rolls down Pennsylvania Avenue. The first couple delight many of the thousands in attendance by emerging from their car to walk the route for portions of the parade. Metro officials revealed that as of 4 p.m., the D.C. transit system had carried 538,000 riders — two-thirds of the ridership in the same period on the day of Mr. Obama's 2009 inauguration. (Associated Press)

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"We pray that this day will be the beginning of a new day in America. It will be a day when people draw inspiration from the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. It will be a day when people realize and recognize that if it were not for Dr. King and those who fought the fight fought in that movement, we would not be celebrating this presidency," said Bernice King, the youngest daughter of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (Associated Press)

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