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User Video: Blue-Ticket Holders Shut Out

Despite arriving many hours before the swearing-in, even ticket holders had trouble getting into the ceremony. Congressional staffer Scott Gore sent in this video from outside the gates for the blue-ticket seating area....

By Amy L. Kovac | January 20, 2009; 06:03 PM ET | Comments (7)

Parade Announcer Entertains the Waiting Crowds

(2:20 p.m. -- Reviewing stand in front of the White House) As people streamed into the area for the inaugural parade, the parade's announcer kept the crowd entertained by pointing out the notables who were coming into the stands. "Ladies...

By Amy L. Kovac | January 20, 2009; 02:46 PM ET | Comments (0)

Column: The Million Things We Don't Know March

Post columnist Marc Fisher exposes in an online essaay the Big Lie about the planning for the inauguration: That despite the projections and estimates, no one knows what to expect for the big day. Fisher writes: Ten thousand buses. Or...

By David A Nakamura | January 13, 2009; 06:00 PM ET | Comments (1)

Polls: Your D.C. Visit

How are you getting to Washington? Where will you stay? What events and attractions are you most excited about? Vote in our polls, or tell us about your travel plans in the comments....

By Christopher Dean Hopkins | December 12, 2008; 02:19 PM ET | Comments (15)

Should Schools Close on Inauguration Day?

That's the question washingtonpost.com On Parenting blogger Stacey Garfinkle asks as more school districts decide that, yes, they should. The Post's editorial board opposes the closures; one Walt Whitman Senior High School student wrote a letter to the editor defending...

By Christopher Dean Hopkins | December 1, 2008; 12:11 PM ET | Comments (2)

 
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