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March 4: Old Inauguration Day

Historically, March 4 is a day for beginning.¬† In 1789, it was the day the federal government first convened under the US Constitution. From that date through 1933, it was the day when presidents–from George Washington through FDR–were inaugurated.¬† 75 more words

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Wolf Sworn In As Pennsylvania's 47th Governor

HARRISBURG, Pa. (KDKA/AP) – Democrat Tom Wolf took office Tuesday as Pennsylvania’s 47th chief executive, portraying himself as a political outsider and appealing for bipartisanship in a divided state government plagued by budget deficits and partisan stalemate. 587 more words

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A passel o' peevishness on Inauguration Day (Part One)

Many a knicker was tightly knotted yesterday, judging by some of the statements made and actions taken at the inaugural ceremony.

Most of the collywobbles arose from the protest by advocates of single-payer health care. 678 more words

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New security measures in place for Inauguration Day

HARTFORD —¬†Connecticut National Guard members spent Tuesday ironing out the final details of the Armory’s largest event in years: Gov. Dannel Malloy’s swearing-in ceremony, which happens Wednesday afternoon. 319 more words

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