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Dress rehearsal for the inauguration

Sunday, 13 Jan, 2013 - 00:52

Jan. 13 - With a week to go before Obama is sworn in for his second term, a dress rehearsal for the inauguration takes place at the U.S. Capitol. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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A dress rehearsal for next week's presidential inauguration at the U.S. Capitol. Stand-ins for U.S. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama take part in the mock ceremonies. Obama's swearing-in ceremony on January 21 is expected to draw up to 800,000 people. That's fewer than the close to 2 million who flocked to Washington in 2009. The official Inauguration Day is January 20th. Because the 20th falls on a Sunday, Obama will take the official oath of office at a private ceremony that day and then attend the public swearing-in ceremony January 21st.

Dress rehearsal for the inauguration

Sunday, 13 Jan, 2013 - 00:52

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