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    Inaugural Motorcade to U.S. Capitol

    President-elect and Mrs. Obama were joined by President and Mrs. Bush as they traveled by motorcade to the U.S. Capitol for the inaugural ceremony. The motorcade traveling…

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    President-Elect Obama News Conference

    President-elect Barack Obama held his first news conference in Chicago, Illinois, following his election. Surrounded by the members of his Transition Economic Advisory Board, he urged…

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    Obama National Security Team Announcement

    President-Elect Barack Obama announced members of his national security team. Senator Hillary Clinton accepted a nomination to be secretary of State. Defense Secretary Gates…

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    Official Party Travels to the White House

    President-Elect and Mrs. Obama departed a church service at St. John’s Episcopal Church to attend a coffee at the White House hosted by President and…

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    Meeting of Presidents

    President Bush met with President-Elect Obama and former Presidents Jimmy Carter, George H. W. Bush, and Bill Clinton. Prior to their luncheon meeting they held a photo opportunity for…

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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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    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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    President-Elect Obama White House Visit

    President and Mrs. Bush greeted President-elect and Mrs. Obama at the White House. President Bush and Senator Obama then walked along the colonnade to the Oval Office.

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    Pre-Inaugural Church Service Arrival

    President-Elect Obama and Mrs. Obama attended a service at St. John’s Church before the inauguration.

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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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    Obama Economic Team Announcement

    President-Elect Obama announced nominations for his economic team. The nominees were Treasury Secretary Tim Geither, National Economic Council Director Lawrence Summers, Council of…

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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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    Obama Budget Team Announcement

    President-Elect Obama announced nominations for his economic team. The nominees were White House Budget Director Peter Orzag and Deputy Director of Management and Budget Rob…

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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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    Obama Meeting with Governors

    President-Elect Barack Obama and Vice President-Elect Joe Biden made opening remarks at a meeting of the National Governors Association in Congress Hall at Independence Park. They…

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    Obama National Economic Recovery Board Announcement

    President-Elect Obama announced the formation of a National Economic Recovery Board and his selection of Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volker to head the board. He spoke about…

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    Obama Education Secretary Announcement

    President-Elect Obama held a news conference at the Dodge Renaissance Academy in Chicago where he announced Arne Duncan as his nominee for secretary of education.

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    Obama Health Care Announcement

    President-Elect Barack Obama announced the nomination of former Senator Tom Daschle as his secretary of Health and Human Services and also as director of a White House office on health care…

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    Obama Energy and Environmental Team Announcement

    President-Elect Barack Obama announced his nominees and appointments for his energy and environment team. He also answered questions from reporters about his energy policy and some…

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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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