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January 21, 2009

Justice Roberts and President Obama Flub the Oath

Aggregated from: PoliGazette

There has been some debate among bloggers about the oath President Obama took earlier today. Liberal bloggers argue that conservative Chief Justice Roberts flubbed the oath, which caused Obama to do the same. Conservatives (and others) ignore Roberts’ mistake and focus solely on Obama, blaming...

January 20, 2009

Live blogging Obama’s inauguration

Aggregated from: Pickled Politics » United States

I’m in central London right now at an event, with fellow Pickler Leon and will try and live-blog the inauguration. We start with a speech by Trevor Phillips, who is paying homage to Obama only weeks after he slammed Obama in Prospect magazine! Anyway, it’s a day of celebration so I won&#...

Two Million at Obama Inauguration

Aggregated from: AfricanLoft » USA

Two million Americans are expected to gather in Washington to celebrate the inauguration of the country’s first black president. President-elect Barack Obama will take office at 1700 GMT following two days of inaugural celebrations. He becomes the 44th U.S president, taking the place of outgo...

Inauguration Video - Live on MSNBC

Aggregated from: England for Obama

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What will Obama do with Churchill's bust?, Srdjan Vucetic

Aggregated from: open Democracy News Analysis - american power & the world

The task of redecorating the Oval Office includes remembering and re-imagining trans-Atlantic relations One of the first jobs of an American president is to redecorate the Oval Office. Each new president is expected to update the furniture, replace the carpet, repaint the walls and woodwork as w...

Oops! Cindy Biden Spills the Beans

Aggregated from: VivirLatino

Well I'm guessing Hillary isn't too happy with this: Did you see how red Joe Biden got? Talk about loose lips sink ships.Jill Biden said on the Oprah show that she wanted her husband to be vice president instead of secretary of state, chiefly because it would involve less travel. "If you're secr...

From Afghanistan: Open Letter to the President of the United States of America

Aggregated from: Mideast Youth - Thinking Ahead » USA

Contributed to Afghan Press by Afghanistan’s Students’ Movement: Dear Mr. Barack Hussein Obama, We, members of the “Afghanistan’s Students Movement” congratulate you for your success in the Presidential elections of the United States of America, which we consider a sign...

Barack Obama Inaugurated As 44th President of the United States

Aggregated from: Desicritics Category: Politics: US

Barack Obama changed the world and American Politics as he was inaugurated as the 44th President of the United States. Stay tuned as we cover this historic event live. Add your views in the comments. If you'd like to liveblog along with us - send us an email Articles are invited about what you expec...