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    Community Service Day Lunch

    On Martin Luther King Day, as part of a “National Day of Service,” President-Elect Obama and Michelle Obama had lunch with community service volunteers who were writing letters…

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    President-Elect Obama Speech at Lincoln Memorial

    President-Elect Barack Obama spoke at a pre-inaugural celebration at the Lincoln Memorial. He spoke about the significance or the monuments on the national mall, the nation at a…

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    Wreath-Laying at Arlington Cemetery

    President-Elect Barack Obama and Vice President-Elect Joe Biden laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington Cemetery as part of their pre-inaugural activities in Washington, DC…

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    President-Elect Obama in Edgewood, Maryland

    President-Elect Obama passed through Edgewood, Maryland, on his way to Baltimore as part of his day-long train tour from Philadelphia to Washington, D.C.

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    Inaugural Train Arrival in Washington, DC

    Video of President-elect Barack Obama and his family arriving Union Station in Washington, DC was shown.

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    Baltimore Inaugural Train Rally

    President-Elect Obama spoke on the final leg of a whistle-stop inaugural train journey to Washington, D.C. In his remarks at a rally at War Memorial Plaza in Baltimore, Maryland, he spoke…

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    Wilmington Inaugural Train Rally

    President-Elect Obama held a whistle-stop rally in Tubman Garrett Riverfront Park next to the Wilmington Station, where he stopped during his inaugural rail journey to be joined by Vice…

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    Inaugural Train Passenger Boarding

    Invited passengers boarded President-Elect Obama’s special train for a whistle-stop journey to Washington, DC from Philadelphia, PA.

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    Philadelphia Inaugural Train Rally

    President-Elect Obama held a rally at the 30th Street Station in Philadelphia before boarding a train headed toward Washington, D.C., in the first stage of his inaugural rail…

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    Briefing on Iraq and Afghanistan

    President-Elect Obama, Vice President-Elect Biden, and Senator Lindsey Graham spoke to the press before a meeting at the Obama transition office where Senators Biden and Graham would brief…

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    Obama Meeting with Mexican President

    President-Elect Barack Obama held the traditional pre-inaugural meeting with Mexican President Felipe Calderón at the Mexican Cultural Institute.

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    Weekly Democratic Address

    President-Elect Obama delivered the weekly Democratic Party address. He spoke about recent unemployment statistics.

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    Presidential Personnel Nominations

    President-Elect Barack Obama named Leon Panetta as his nominee to head the Central Intelligence Agency and retired Admiral Dennis Blair as his nominee to head the Office of the Director of…

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    Obama Speech on the Economy

    President-Elect Barack Obama talked about the economy at the Center for the Arts of George Mason University. He said that only government could address the current economic crisis and…

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    Creation and Appointment of Government Performance Officer

    President-Elect Obamaspoke to reporters and announced that he would create a position of Government Performance Officer and would appoint Nancy Killefer to the post in his…

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    Obama Economic Team Meeting

    President-Elect Barack Obama spoke to the press after meeting with his team of economic advisers. Topics included the budget deficit and the budget process. In his remarks he…

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    Obama Congressional Meeting

    President-Elect Obama spoke with the press about his economic stimulus plan and the state of the U.S. economy before a bipartisan, bicameral meeting with members of Congress.

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    Obama Meeting with Economic Advisers

    President-Elect Obama spoke to the press about his proposed economic stimulus plan following a meeting with his economic advisers. The plan included significant spending provisions, as…

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    Obama and Pelosi on Economic Stimulus

    Speaker Nancy Pelosi and President-Elect Barack Obama spoke to the press before their meeting about an economic stiumuls package.

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    Democratic Weekly Address

    President-Elect Barack Obama delivered the weekly Democratic address in an online video. He talked about the economy and urged Congress to pass a comprehensive spending bill to create…

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