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Inaugural Luncheon A Bipartisan Mixer Packed With Formality, Tradition

President Obama dined with lawmakers at the Capitol in the traditional inaugural luncheon on Monday. Within hours, Obama and congressional Republicans will be back at it over the debt ceiling, spending cuts and a possible government shutdown.
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Obama's Second Inauguration Marked By A Different Feeling

Melissa Block talks to some people on the National Mall about their reaction to President Obama's inaugural address.
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Obama's Speech Acts Like Preamble To State Of The Union Address

Robert Siegel talks to national political correspondent Mara Liasson for analysis of the president's speech on Inauguration Day.
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Lincoln Memorial A Doubly Powerful Place On Inauguration Day

For many inauguration attendees without tickets to official viewing areas, there was a historic alternative all the way on the other side of the National Mall at the Lincoln Memorial. Lincoln is often invoked by President Obama and the memorial's role in the civil rights movement also made it a powerful draw on a day that was not only Inauguration Day, but also Martin Luther King, Jr., Day.
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Beyonce, Kelly Clarkson Among Inauguration Performers

Melissa Block and Robert Siegel share some of the music from Monday's inauguration festivities.
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Hundreds Of Thousands Gather On National Mall For Inauguration Ceremony

President Obama was ceremonially sworn in for a second term on the steps of the U.S. Capitol on Monday. Melissa Block has highlights of the ceremony and the president's speech.
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Inaugural Parade Filled With Participants From Every State

Brian Naylor talks to Robert Siegel from the inaugural parade route. He has more on President Obama's walk and wave and the rest of the festivities.

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