Richard Blanco, 44, is the youngest ever inaugural poet, as well as both the first Latino and first openly gay person to fill the role.
Obama’s second inaugural address was another attempt to sow division within the GOP
Washington, D.C. was euphoric on Monday, as tens of thousands turned out to celebrate the re-election of Barack Obama.
In his second Inaugural Address, the President issues a call to action on climate change, economic equality and gay rights
As Prepared for Delivery:
Vice President Biden, Mr. Chief Justice, Members of the United States Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow citizens: Each time we gather to inaugurate a president, we bear witness to the enduring
TIME’s political team is canvassing Washington, D.C. today, reporting on the Inauguration Day festivities. Follow our updates (and watch the speech live)
With officials expecting up to 800,000 people to pack the National Mall on Monday, TIME brings you to the heart of President Obama’s inauguration with an interactive panorama, a Brooks Kraft exclusive.
Post inauguration …
If the past four years are any guide, listen closely to what Obama says he plans to do. It’ll probably happen.