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Purple Inauguration Tickets

Envision EMI Sued By Students Shut Out Of Inauguration

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A lawsuit was filed in federal court Wednesday on behalf of more than 15,000 students who paid thousands to attend President Barack...

Purple Inauguration Ticket Holder May Get $10,000 Refund

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Those spurned purple, blue and silver ticket holders aren't very pleased with this week's not-so-detailed report on Inauguration Day chaos, which pins...

Pennsylvania Avenue: Take 2

Mary Lou Song | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mary Lou Song

I almost had to remind myself to breathe inside the Newseum. There was Patty Hearst's gun and jacket. Donald Brasco's watch and Amex Card. A press pass to Timothy McVeigh's execution.

Purple Tunnel Crowd Demands Chance To See Obama

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As if the new president didn't have enough crises already, now comes this: more and more victims of Inauguration Day's purple tunnel debacle are deman...

Inauguration, Orange

Suz Redfearn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Suz Redfearn

I have no capacity for standing out in the cold. I was born in Florida. What was I going to do with my two year-old? All our babysitters either wanted to be home to watch the Inauguration themselves, or try to go.

Jason Linkins

Purple Ticket Turmoil Explained: What Happened On Inauguration Day | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

So, what on Earth happened to the now-legendary holders of Purple Inaugural Tickets? Answering this question may ultimately require the re-opening of...

Purple Tunnel Of Doom: Ticketed Inauguration Attendees Shut Out

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — They say Washington's all about access. Still, this was ridiculous. First, in an episode fast becoming known as "The Purple Tunnel...