Pope Francis had his inaugural mass in the Vatican Square and, much like a presidential inauguration, a bunch of people came from all corners to bear witness. In some ways, the two inaugurations are not that dissimilar. There is singing. There are speeches. There are glimpses of the new pope and pre ... More >>
We'll be hearing a lot of great speeches this election season, but lets take a second to remember the true giants of political rhetoric.
10. Martin Luther King: I've Been to the Mountaintop
King delivered this speech in Memphis, Tennessee the day before he was assassinated. After talking for a whi ... More >>
But he can't see Russia from his front porch.Governor Rick Perry has told reporters he's too busy with the legislative session to think about running for the presidency, but luckily -- news flash!! -- the legislative session is dealing with American foreign policy. Apparently.
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Photos by Massa MohawkThe inauguration events started early. The people that left the hotel late last night were smart. They knew it would be too packed and too crowded. The police were blocking off all of the entrances to where the inauguration of the first black president would be held.
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For those of you who still can't believe America has a new President, we've loaded up several more batches of photo documentation. Click each pic below to load up the corresponding slideshow.
Inauguration Day Crowds in Washington, D.C.
Radio One Inaugural Ball for Barack Obama at House of Blues ... More >>
Beyonce stepped back into her Cadillac Records character Etta James to sing "At Last," and sing the hell out of it, for President and Mrs. Obama's first dance at last night's HD Neighborhood Inaugural Ball in Washington, D.C. It's hard to imagine either a better singer or song for the occasion - s ... More >>
In case you haven't made your final Inauguration Night plans, be sure to read the fine print on the ticket page for the bash at House of Blues."The Inaugural Ball for Barack Obama" is selling entry for $55-$100.But tucked deep in the details is this disclaimer: "This is a party for the inauguration. ... More >>
The gays haven't exactly been pleased by Barack Obama since he chose Christian conservative Rick Warren to give the invocation at his inauguration. But Obama's inauguration parade will be the first to have an openly lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender group -- the Lesbian and Gay Band Association ... More >>
As we've noted before, Houstonians are going wild over the chance to be in DC for Barack Obama's inauguration (assuming it still goes on, after the world discovers The Truth about his birth certificate.)
More proof: Southwest Airlines is adding flights to Washington just to handle the increased ... More >>