The public inauguration of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden is happening Monday, but the president and vice president have already taken their official oaths and celebrations have started this weekend.
President Barak Obama and Vice President Joe Biden laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Sunday after Biden was sworn in for a second term and a few hours before Obama is set to take his oath.
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor administered the oath of office to Vice President Joseph Biden early Sunday. Family, friends and associates gathered at the vice president's official residence at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington for the swearing-in ceremony.
Through periods of war, peace, depression or prosperity, Inauguration Day always has stood as a time of hope and new beginnings in the United States. Do you remember who said what? Test your knowledge here!
Presidential speeches can be memorable for many reasons: they can capture the nation's mood after a tragedy; they can issue warning; they can be a call to action. This September 11th is the 11th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks. Listen to Bush's famous 9/11 speech, as well as many others and see how many lines you recognize from these famous presidential speeches.
The first lady does a lot more than support the president behind the scenes -- she champions causes, hosts big events, makes public appearances and much more. See how much you know about first ladies through history.