Photo Gallery: Inauguration Day In Washington, D.C.

  • Flags from around the world are waved during the inaugural parade for President Barack Obama in Washington on Tuesday.
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    Flags from around the world are waved during the inaugural parade for President Barack Obama in Washington on Tuesday.
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  • President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle wave to parade goers lining Pennsylvania Ave.
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    President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle wave to parade goers lining Pennsylvania Ave.
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  • President Barack Obama points to the crowd of thousands during his inaugural parade.
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    President Barack Obama points to the crowd of thousands during his inaugural parade.
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  • The crowd attempts to capture a photo of President Barack Obama as he walks by during the inaugural parade.
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    The crowd attempts to capture a photo of President Barack Obama as he walks by during the inaugural parade.
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  • Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill wave to the crowd while walking part of the parade route.
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    Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill wave to the crowd while walking part of the parade route.
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  • The Obama family looks out of their official limousine following the inaugural swearing-in ceremony.
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    The Obama family looks out of their official limousine following the inaugural swearing-in ceremony.
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  • People crowd the roof of a Washington building in hopes of catching a glimpse of President Barack Obama and the rest of the inaugural parade.
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    People crowd the roof of a Washington building in hopes of catching a glimpse of President Barack Obama and the rest of the inaugural parade.
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  • Firefighters, local police and security personnel prepare for President Obama's inaugural parade.
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    Firefighters, local police and security personnel prepare for President Obama's inaugural parade.
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  • People celebrate the inauguration of a new president, Barack Obama.
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    People celebrate the inauguration of a new president, Barack Obama.
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  • A man walks amid trash left behind by inauguration crowds.
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    A man walks amid trash left behind by inauguration crowds.
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  • Jackie Vyfhuis celebrates in Silver Spring, Md., as President Barack Obama takes the oath of office.
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    Jackie Vyfhuis celebrates in Silver Spring, Md., as President Barack Obama takes the oath of office.
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  • President Obama waves after being sworn in, with his daughter Malia by his side.
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    President Obama waves after being sworn in, with his daughter Malia by his side.
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  • Barack Obama is sworn in by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as first lady Michelle Obama holds the Lincoln Bible.
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    Barack Obama is sworn in by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as first lady Michelle Obama holds the Lincoln Bible.
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  • An aerial view of the Capitol and National Mall shows the crowds of people gathered in Washington on Inauguration Day.
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    An aerial view of the Capitol and National Mall shows the crowds of people gathered in Washington on Inauguration Day.
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  • People bundled up against the cold pack the National Mall just before the inauguration ceremony.
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    People bundled up against the cold pack the National Mall just before the inauguration ceremony.
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  • The crowd at the Capitol awaits the arrival of Barack Obama.
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    The crowd at the Capitol awaits the arrival of Barack Obama.
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  • People wait in anticipation of Barack Obama's inauguration on the National Mall.
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    People wait in anticipation of Barack Obama's inauguration on the National Mall.
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  • Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, leave Blair House, the White House's guest house, to travel to St. John's Church before the inauguration.
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    Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, leave Blair House, the White House's guest house, to travel to St. John's Church before the inauguration.
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  • President Bush and first lady Laura Bush greet Barack and Michelle Obama on the North Portico of the White House.
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    President Bush and first lady Laura Bush greet Barack and Michelle Obama on the North Portico of the White House.
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  • The growing crowd piles on top of a statue outside of the National Mall.
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    The growing crowd piles on top of a statue outside of the National Mall.
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  • Crowds near the Capitol wait in the cold for the inauguration.
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    Crowds near the Capitol wait in the cold for the inauguration.
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  • Crowds wait in line at a security checkpoint on the National Mall.
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    Crowds wait in line at a security checkpoint on the National Mall.
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  • Crowds near the Capitol await the inauguration of Barack Obama.
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    Crowds near the Capitol await the inauguration of Barack Obama.
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  • Schoolchildren drink tea to stay warm on the National Mall.
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    Schoolchildren drink tea to stay warm on the National Mall.
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  • Sonya Gary bundles up to stay warm in the sub-freezing temperatures on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
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    Sonya Gary bundles up to stay warm in the sub-freezing temperatures on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
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  • President-elect Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, are welcomed by the Rev. Luis Leon as they arrive for a church service at St. John's Episcopal Church across from the White House.
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    President-elect Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, are welcomed by the Rev. Luis Leon as they arrive for a church service at St. John's Episcopal Church across from the White House.
    Charles Dharapak/AP
  • People fill the National Mall in the early morning hours before the inauguration.
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    People fill the National Mall in the early morning hours before the inauguration.
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  • The U.S. Capitol is illuminated as dawn breaks on the day of the inauguration.
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    The U.S. Capitol is illuminated as dawn breaks on the day of the inauguration.
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  • Jacklyn Ireland, an official inauguration volunteer from Baltimore, Md., greets the hundreds of people pouring onto the National Mall before sunrise.
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    Jacklyn Ireland, an official inauguration volunteer from Baltimore, Md., greets the hundreds of people pouring onto the National Mall before sunrise.
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  • Crowds make their way in the early morning to the Capitol.
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    Crowds make their way in the early morning to the Capitol.
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  • A group of soldiers based in Frederick, Md., pays a pre-dawn visit to the Lincoln Memorial.
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    A group of soldiers based in Frederick, Md., pays a pre-dawn visit to the Lincoln Memorial.
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  • People attempt to stay warm on the National Mall as they wait for sunrise on the morning of the inauguration.
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    People attempt to stay warm on the National Mall as they wait for sunrise on the morning of the inauguration.
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