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Obama Honors Campaign Staff At Final Inaugural Ball

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama thanked White House aides and his re-election campaign staffers Tuesday at the final celebration of his inaugura...

Al Green Turned Down Inauguration Gig

AP | NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 03.24.2013 | Entertainment

Al Green says if things had worked out, it would have been him serenading President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle at the inaugural ball. Jenni...

2nd Obama Inauguration Pales In Comparison To 4 Years Ago

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE | Posted 03.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Four years and one re-election after Barack Obama became America's first black president, some of the thrill is gone. Yes, the ina...

"You Say Goodbye, I Say Hello"

Judge David Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Judge David Young

We are all taught as children not to talk to strangers, but during those hours standing still or barely inching along during the Inauguration Day traffic, I violated that rule repeatedly.

American Idol Inaugural Balls

Ken Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ken Levine

Switching back and forth between the inaugural balls and American Idol open auditions it was really hard to keep the two straight. I mean, the level of talent was sooo similar.

Champagne for Obama

Joan Z. Shore | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joan Z. Shore

France opened its heart to America yesterday, and Paris opened the doors of its magnificent City Hall to a jubilant crowd of 1,300 to watch the inauguration ceremony, transmitted live by CNN.

Hungover Blogging of the Inauguration, an Inaugural Ball, & the HuffPost Ball

Lee Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lee Camp

I just returned from D.C. feeling like David Blaine returning from his 58-hour entombment in a block of ice: I'm cold, I lost some friends, and I gained an impressive case of PTSD.

WhiteHouse.gov: Still Celebrating the Online Inauguration

Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein

Two of our hosts, Ted and Maegan, were in Washington DC for the festivities and they offer their own personal perspectives from the ground.

Obama's Call to Choose Our Better History

Michael Roth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Roth

As we start a new era, President Obama has asked us to reshape our destiny.