Tuesday, January 22, 2013
The Los Angeles-based pastor was arrested during the Obama inauguration Monday.
Tuesday, January 22
By Anamika Roy, Capital News Service A vocal anti-abortion protester who climbed a tree at the Presidential Inaugural on Monday was arrested by Capitol Police after his screaming disturbed ticketholders. A man identified by Capitol Police as Rives Grogan was a ticketed guest, who was detained after causing the disturbance, said Capitol Police spokesman Shennell S. Antrobus. He has been a pastor at New Beginnings Christian Church in Los Angeles, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. He has twice disrupted Supreme Court proceedings, according to an NBC Washington story. The protester accused President Obama, whom he called "the anti-Christ," of killing babies and causing bloodshed. He asked attendees to "Stop Obama." The protester held a …
Maryland's ruling class turned out in their finest Sunday evening for the state Democratic Party's Inaugural Ball at the Gaylord Hotel.
By Nicole Macon, CNS Maryland's ruling class turned out in their finest Sunday evening for the state Democratic Party's Inaugural Ball at the Gaylord Hotel.
U.S. Rep. John Delaney of Potomac says he's optimistic about President Obama's second term.
By Jeremy Barr Capital News Service WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's second inaugural address, delivered on a cold, cloudy afternoon, set out a clear vision for a more equal, unified America. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts administered the oath of office to Obama on Monday, however the president was officially sworn in on Sunday, as constitutionally-mandated. “My fellow Americans, we are made for this moment,” the president said in his 19-minute address. “And we will seize it -- so long as we seize it together.” Obama’s speech eschewed specific policy proposals, though he vowed change on a slate of progressive causes, from global warming to gay rights. “We will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the …
Scenes of swearing in, protests and the public on Inauguration Day.
By CAPITAL NEWS SERVICE STAFF | Capital News Service
Monday, January 21, 2013
Are you attending the inauguration on Jan. 21? Upload your photos or videos and share the experience with your neighbors.
On Monday, millions of people will head towards the U.S. Capitol to witness President Barack Obama take the ceremonial oath of office for his second term. Will you be among the masses? Upload your photos and vidoes hear on Patch and share your experiences. The president will honor Martin Luther King Jr.—Monday is also Martin Luther King Jr. Day—by taking the oath of office for his second term with his hand placed on two bibles—one owned by King and one owned by Abraham Lincoln. On Jan. 20, 2009, Obama was sworn in as the 44th President of the United States. The theme for his first inauguration was “A New Birth of Freedom.” The ceremony honored the bicentennial of Abraham Lincoln’s birth. This year, the theme is “Faith in America's Future…
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Everything you need to know about the 2013 Presidential Inauguration events.
Friday, January 18, 2013
Post a patriotic photo from your Patch using the hashtag #PatchInauguration on Instagram.
We're starting something new here at Patch, borrowing an idea from social media networks. We're calling it the Weekend PatchTag Project. It's simple. Using your Instagram account, post a photo of patriotism in your community—you know, getting into the spirit of a presidential inauguration and Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Tag it with #PatchInauguration and it'll appear in our grid of images on every Patch site in Maryland. It's your chance to show off how patriotic your community is to the rest of the state. Now get to it! Oh, and while you're at it, what's your Instagram handle? Post it in a comment below, and let us know what Patch you live in, and we'll follow you!
Here is your visual guide to District disruptions on Inauguration Day: blocked streets, including the parade route, and closed metro stations, plus live traffic incidents as they happen. Also find out where to park your bike, and watch the inaugural cerem
Map by Martin Burch. Data from U.S. Secret Service, WMATA, MapQuest.
Your guide to how two major events will affect the local area.
For only the second time in history, Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the public ceremony for the presidential inauguration will occur on the same day: Jan. 21, 2013. Ronald Reagan's second inauguration also coincided with Martin Luther King Jr. Day, on Jan. 21, 1985. The 20th Amendment (ratified in 1933) to the U.S. Constitution changed the beginning of the presidential term from March 4 to Jan. 20, so the president will be sworn in privately on Sunday, the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies reported on its website. While traveling into the district this Monday will be more complicated than usual due to road closures, Metro station closures and a number of no-parking zones, the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is a federal…
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Here are your best options for getting from the Maryland suburbs to the Washington Mall for President Obama's second inauguration, Monday, Jan. 21. Leave early and use our guide to plan ahead.
Are you coming from Virgina instead? Georgetown Patch has a list that includes every way to get to DC on Inauguration Day.