United States presidential inaugurations http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/26785/all en Inauguration 2013: After fumbled oath, Roberts and Obama leave little to chance http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/after-fumbled-oath-roberts-and-obama-leave-little-chance Four years ago, John Roberts blew it. In his debut at swearing in the next president, the Supreme Court chief justice stumbled over the oath at Barack Obama's inauguration ceremony. That led Obama to mix his words up too and the historic swearing-in of the first African-American president briefly became an awkward muddle. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/after-fumbled-oath-roberts-and-obama-leave-little-chance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Entertainment Environment Government Health Hospitality Labor Law Politics Social Issues United States presidential inaugurations Elections United States Thomson Reuters Fri, 18 Jan 2013 20:00:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736357 at http://www.globalpost.com FACTBOX-Some facts about U.S. presidential inaugurations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/factbox-some-facts-about-us-presidential-inaugurations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 18 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will be sworn in this weekend for his second four-year term. Here are some facts about presidential inaugurations.</p> <p>**</p> <p>Obama will take the oath of office twice.</p> <p>The first, official, swearing-in will take place in a short ceremony at the White House on the constitutionally mandated date of Jan. 20. Because that date falls on a Sunday this year and courts and public offices will be closed, the public ceremony at the U.S. Capitol will be held on Monday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130118/factbox-some-facts-about-us-presidential-inaugurations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Business Entertainment Environment Government Health Inauguration of Barack Obama Politics Technology United States presidential inaugurations War Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 01:45:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736478 at http://www.globalpost.com In two-day inauguration, Obama to be sworn in at White House http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/two-day-inauguration-obama-be-sworn-at-white-house <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Official oath in private on Sunday</p> <p>* Public swearing-in to be held Monday</p> <p>* Less excitement than landmark 2009 event</p> <p>* Mood tempered by economic and political woes</p> <p>* Can politicians "bury the hatchet" for a day?</p> <p>By Matt Spetalnick</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/two-day-inauguration-obama-be-sworn-at-white-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Business Entertainment Environment Health Human Interest Human migration Politics United States United States presidential inaugurations Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 06:30:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736789 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 6-Obama starts second term in low-key White House ceremony http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/update-1-two-day-inauguration-obama-be-sworn-at-white-house <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Short private ceremony at White House</p> <p>* "You didn't mess up," daughter tells him</p> <p>* Obama will do it again in public event Monday</p> <p>* Less excitement for second inauguration than 2009 event</p> <p>* Country's mood tempered by economic and political woes</p> <p>By Steve Holland and Jeff Mason</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/update-1-two-day-inauguration-obama-be-sworn-at-white-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Business Entertainment Environment Health Hospitality Human Interest Human migration Inauguration of Barack Obama Labor Law Politics Presidency of Barack Obama Social Issues United States United States presidential inaugurations Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 14:45:29 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736878 at http://www.globalpost.com RPT-With array of challenges, Obama kicks off second term at public inauguration http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/array-challenges-obama-kicks-second-term-at-public-inauguration <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Scaled-back inauguration celebration matches tenor of times</p> <p>* Budget troubles, gun control and immigration issues await</p> <p>* Second oath of office for Obama in 24 hours</p> <p>By John Whitesides</p> <p>WASHINGTON, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Four years after making history by becoming the first African-American president, Barack Obama will kick off his second term on Monday with a scaled-back inauguration that reflects the tempered expectations for his next four years in office.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/array-challenges-obama-kicks-second-term-at-public-inauguration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Business Entertainment Environment Health Human Interest Human migration Politics Social Issues United States United States presidential inaugurations Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 06:30:19 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737096 at http://www.globalpost.com FACTBOX-Some facts about U.S. presidential inaugurations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/factbox-some-facts-about-us-presidential-inaugurations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 21 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will celebrate his public inauguration ceremony on Monday as he starts his second term in office. Here are some facts about U.S. presidential inaugurations.</p> <p>**</p> <p>Obama is taking the oath of office twice.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/factbox-some-facts-about-us-presidential-inaugurations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Business Entertainment Environment Government Health Inauguration of Barack Obama Politics Technology United States presidential inaugurations War Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 06:30:31 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737098 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 9-Confident Obama lays out battle plan as he launches second term http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-facing-challenges-obama-kicks-second-term-at-public-in Obama's ceremonial swearing-in at the U.S. Capitol was filled with traditional pomp and pageantry, but it was a scaled-back inauguration compared to the historic start of his presidency in 2009 when he swept into office on a mantle of hope and change as America's first black president<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/update-1-facing-challenges-obama-kicks-second-term-at-public-in" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Barack Obama Barack Obama Business Entertainment Environment Health Hospitality Human Interest Human migration Illinois January events Labor Law Luo people Politics Social Issues United States United States presidential inaugurations Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737244 at http://www.globalpost.com