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Presidential Inauguration 2013 Kicks Off

AP | Posted 01.21.2013 | Politics

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says his second inauguration is a celebration of the country and its citizens, not th...

Latinos Take On Larger Role In Inauguration

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

BY BRETT ZONGKER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Latinos are taking a more prominent role in President Barack Obama's second inauguration, from...

Obama Faces Tough To-Do List In Second Term

AP | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

BY NANCY BENAC, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- It's a good thing President Barack Obama considers himself a congenital optimist. There are n...

No Flubs For Obama, John Roberts At Private Swearing-In

Reuters | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

* Roberts reads the oath closely from a card * Short, private ceremony for Obama * Close family members in attendance ...

Obama's Second Term Kicks Off With Swearing In, Other Events

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.21.2013 | Politics

-- The schedule for the second inauguration of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden: Monday, Jan. 21...

Obama Takes Oath Of Office

Posted 01.20.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama has been sworn in to his second term in office. During a quiet ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House, Obama took the ...

Obama Inauguration Kicks Off

Posted 01.21.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama's second term in office kicks off with a major Inauguration celebration. Obama -- the first president to be sworn in twice i...

Unexpected Twists Caused Stir At Past Events

Posted 01.19.2013 | Politics

By JENNIFER C. KERR, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — The inauguration of a U.S. president is traditionally a highly scripted celebration, with ...

Big Event Kicks Off Inauguration Weekend

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

By JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is heading up a National Day of Service at the start of a whirlwind weeken...

Obama's Inauguration Includes Celebration With Oaths, Parade

Reuters | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, Jan 19 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will take the oath of office for the third, fourth and final ...

Obama Gears Up For Inauguration

Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is visiting with the staff planning some of Monday's inaugural festivities. The Wh...

Obama Oath Of Office To Take Place Privately In Brief Family Service

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama's private swearing-in will be a brief, sparsely attended ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House. White Hou...

Baby Steps

Matthew Owen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matthew Owen

The day after the inauguration, in the U.S. and abroad, we were like new parents, mouth agape, filled with awe, hope and excitement.

Our New President

Quinn Bradlee | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Quinn Bradlee

As someone who lives with learning disabilities, Obama's ability to transcend stigma and bridge gaps in our society has made me feel part of the world.

Obama's Inauguration Video, Liveblog, Photos, Information

Editors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For the big day, Huffington Post has made a one-stop shop of all the video - including live feeds - and information you need to watch Barack Obama bec...

Oath and Variations

Lisa and Michael Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lisa and Michael Littman

It is interesting to note that different justices and presidents have staged their breaks at different points in the oath.

Should Obama Retake The Oath?

San Fransico Chronicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Several constitutional lawyers said President Obama should, just to be safe, retake the oath of office that was flubbed by Chief Justice John Roberts....

Obama Retakes Oath Of Office In The White House

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — After the flub heard around the world, President Barack Obama has taken the oath of office. Again. Chief Justice John Roberts deliv...

Sasha Obama Congratulates Her Dad On Being President (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

We all know Sasha Obama is cute, but millions missed her cutest line yesterday when it was buried in the screams and cannon-fire following her father'...


August J. Pollak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
August J. Pollak


Flashback: The First Black (Fictional) President

David Wallechinsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Wallechinsky

In 1964, my father, Irving Wallace, wrote a novel, The Man, about the first black president. For this, my father received both accolades and death threats.

Justice Roberts Flubs Obama Oath Of Office

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Chief Justice John Roberts swore in Barack Obama as president Tuesday in the first of what could be many important interactions for...

Atheists Sue Chief Justice Over Inauguration Oath

Legal Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The oath of office that presidents take on Inauguration Day is right there in the U.S. Constitution -- at the end of Article II, Section 1. Take a loo...