Jan 20th, 2009
4:58 pm
January 20th, 2009 | Uncategorized
One World, Obama Unites America

By Han Xu WASHINGTON, 4:47 p.m. — The wonderful thing about these massive public events is how it brings so many strangers together to share in one common experience.  The people that I met today on the mall certainly demonstrated that, being extremely friendly to everyone, even when smashed against each other in the streets […]

Jan 20th, 2009
11:18 am
January 20th, 2009 | Uncategorized
LIVE: ‘We’re in a moment of history’

By Taylor Lasley WASHINGTON — Barack Obama will be inaugurated today as the 44th president of the United States. The News is here on the National Mall to live-blog the ceremony. 12:13 p.m. | The Inaugural Prayer said that we are “United by our freedom and justice for all.” But perhaps more impressive than this […]

Jan 20th, 2009
10:52 am
January 20th, 2009 | Uncategorized
‘Booing and screaming’

By Zeke Miller WASHINGTON, 10:52 a.m. — Joe Lieberman is on the JumboTron and the crowd is booing and screaming traitor. Booing for Bush too.

Jan 20th, 2009
9:26 am
January 20th, 2009 | Uncategorized
‘Excited chatter’ but ‘far too cold’

By Lauren Motzkin WASHINGTON, 6:22 a.m. — We parked. Finally. It took about 45 minutes of sitting in the parking lot and then another 15 or so to unload the food. We all filed off the bus to grab bagels, fruit, granola bars, chips, cookies and water bottles, stuffing our pockets and cursing the “no […]

Jan 20th, 2009
9:22 am
January 20th, 2009 | Uncategorized
Stiff neck, long ride

By Rustin Fakheri WASHINGTON, 5:15 a.m. — I’m waking up to a stiff neck from trying to sleep on the bus. They are lining the sides of every roadway and parking lot we’ve passed for at least the past twenty minutes. Now we’re stopped in what appears to be a line for something. My iPhone […]

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