U.S. Presidential Inauguration

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Obama's year two to-do's

This week marks the one-year anniversary of Barack Obama's inauguration. Can you believe it?
What Have You Done for Me Lately Dept.
By MIKE MILIARD  |  January 22, 2010

Obama explained

If Obama's inaugural address set a new tone, his speech to Congress drew a new map.
He defined, he led, he inspired
By EDITORIAL  |  February 25, 2009

Artists and beholders

I found it rather stupefying that the Phoenix proudly toted an interview with Shepard Fairey on the same front page it used to complain about artists getting the shaft by money-grubbing businesses.
Letters to the Boston editor, February 6, 2009
By BOSTON PHOENIX LETTERS  |  February 04, 2009

Obama delivers manna for the masses - and small gatherings

Although the inauguration day spread at the Scituate home of longtime liberal political activist Kate Coyne-McCoy on Tuesday included an array of frittatas, grilled sausages, roast potatoes, and Champagne, the main sustenance for a like-minded group of
Talking Politics
By IAN DONNIS  |  January 21, 2009

President Obama

In retrospect, it all seems of a piece: suitably fitting, almost ordained.
The trek ahead
By EDITORIAL  |  January 21, 2009

Inauguration Day Round-up

Most people round these parts will be celebrating President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration on January 20. But, even those rare local GOPs who are mourning the loss of a Republican administration will be looking for a good time.
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  January 15, 2009


Inauguration daze

For the next week, the press and pundits will talk all about the historical importance of Barack Obama's inaugural address. And, based on his past rhetorical performances, it should be a great one.
If a presidential speech is made outside of prime-time TV-viewing hours, does it make a sound?
By STEVEN STARK  |  January 15, 2009

Red, white, and blue balls: Bringing the party to the people

Are there any jobs on Earth more virile-sounding than commander in chief?
A history of our Inaugural West Swingers and White House Hoedowns
By KARA BASKIN  |  January 14, 2009

Capital cash

A well-connected Rhode Island couple has donated $100,000 for the inauguration of President Barack Obama.
Weiners donate $100K for Obama's inauguration
By STEVEN STYCOS  |  January 07, 2009