This week’s print column: A flaming liberal agenda? Only if you’re still living in 1961. The President’s speech was more a ratification of the progress we’ve made than a roadmap for the future.
“I want to take a look one more time. I’m not going to see this again.”
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.
If the past four years are any guide, listen closely to what Obama says he plans to do. It’ll probably happen.
Love may be lovelier the second time around, but second inaugurations rarely outdo the first. Washington, D.C., is preparing for a much smaller to-do than President Obama’s 2009 unprecedented blowout. Almost 2 million people …
With 800,000 people expected to be looking on, Monday’s swearing-in ceremony will be one of the most-watched events of the year. So who are the lucky folks that get to flank President Obama and Vice President Biden on stage?
TIME asks Reagan and Clinton speechwriters for the answer.
Well, someone had to start calling them the “Founding Fathers.”
The nation spent $2 billion electing its president. But so far no one is willing to spend $50,000 to celebrate the victor.
Inaugurations don’t just happen. They are painstakingly scripted and practiced. On Sunday, the dress rehearsal was staged in Washington, D.C.