Watch the ceremonial inauguration of President Obama and Vice President Biden on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol followed by a parade along Pennsylvania Avenue.
LIVE VIDEO: Watch the ceremonial inauguration of President Obama and Vice President Biden on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol followed by a parade along Pennsylvania Avenue.
Here’s a guide to today’s inauguration schedule (all times Eastern):
- 11:35 AM: Myrlie Evers-Williams, widow of slain civil-rights leader Medgar Evers, gives the invocation
- 11:46 AM: Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor administers the vice presidential oath of office to Vice President Biden
- 11:55 AM: U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts administers the presidential oath of office to President Obama
- 12 PM: Obama delivers the inaugural address
- 2:36 PM: The Obamas and Bidens begin the inaugural parade down Pennsylvania Avenue to the White House
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