• Maj. Michelle Rakers talks inaugural cermonies, glass ceiling

    Maj. Michelle Rakers of the Marine Corps Band joins Women of Washington hosts Aileen Black and Gigi Schumm.

  • Crowds converge on US Capitol for Trump inauguration

    Officials and public gather at U.S. Capitol for inauguration of Donald Trump as 45th president.

  • Inaugurations make for some strange carpools

    Inaugurations can be nice, but also messy and very confusing, as Senior Correspondent Mike Causey will try to explain.

  • #FedFeed – First Ladies and inaugurations

    Presidents get all the attention at inaugurations, but First Ladies both present and future can play important roles in the ceremonies and behind the scenes.

  • I do solemnly swear that I will …

    Jeff Neal, former DHS chief human capital officer, explores what it means for federal employees to take the oath of office.

  • Inauguration: A retail bonanza

    Friday’s inauguration might mark the final end of the long election season, but it’s just in time for the madness — merchandise madness, that is.

  • Coast Guard drum major leads final parade

    Master Chief Jonathan Towne, the U.S Coast Guard Band drum major, prepares for his eighth presidential inauguration parade. He will be retiring after 28 years with the band.

  • #FedFeed – Inaugurations on film

    Throughout the 20th century, film became increasingly important as a medium of communication, so it’s no surprise it became an important part of inaugurations.

  • When Washington erupted in flames

    It’s an unusual week we’re having, book-ended by Monday’s celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Friday’s inauguration of Donald J.Trump as president.

  • #FedFeed – How 2 founding fathers created standards for inaugurations

    With the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump only days away, a number of federal organizations and agencies devoted to preserving the history of the federal government have been sharing information and trivia about presidential inaugurations. Here’s a look at two of the earliest inaugurations, in the days of the Founding Fathers.