Capital Comment Blog > Inauguration 2009
Welcome to your daily dose of inauguration headlines. Here’s what we’re reading this AM.
The Washington City Paper has the play-by-play of the late-night drinking legislation that came before the DC council last night. The bill, which ultimately passed 9-4, will allow bars to serve alcohol until 5 AM during the inauguration.
A Loudoun historical society wants Barack Obama to start his processional to Washington in Gettysburg, PA. The Examiner has the story.
You might find actor Tom Hanks in the Standing-Room Only section of the swearing-in ceremony. Or maybe on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.
If you plan to attend the swearing-in, leave your backpacks, signs, umbrellas, and thermoses at home, please.
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