Local leaders in DC, Maryland, and Virginia have banned together in asking the federal government for help in covering the cost—up to $75 million dollars—of the inauguration.
Atheists have filed a lawsuit to prevent praying at the inauguration. This is the latest in a chain of reactions against Obama's choice of pastor Rick Warren to offer the inaugural invocation.
WTOP tells Washingtonians how to get their cars prepared for the inauguration. The list includes this grave warning: Prepare to be stranded.
Many DC Republicans are heading out of town for the inauguration. One GOP power couple is heading to Las Vegas "to celebrate the last few hours of our Republican president in the White House."