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Inauguration 2013

President Barack Obama will be sworn in for a second term in office on Jan. 21, 2013. Federal News Radio tracks the inauguration - covering everything from agencies' roles in the event, to organizational and operational impacts of inauguration, and key personnel changes in Obama's second term.

Dodd-Frank lawsuits and inauguration funding

On this week's Capital Impact show, moderator Allen Scott examines the cost of a Presidential Inauguration and Dodd-Frank regulations.
January 17, 2013

Thursday - 01/17/2013, 05:08pm EST
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Salazar to step down as Interior secretary

Ken Salazar, a former Colorado senator and attorney general, handed in his resignation as secretary of the Interior to President Barack Obama, according to a department spokesman. Salazar joined the administration in 2009, when Obama assumed his office.

Wednesday - 01/16/2013, 09:09am EST

AP source: Duncan to stay at education department

An Education Department official says Secretary Arne Duncan will remain in President Barack Obama's Cabinet into a second term. The official disclosed the decision Monday on the condition of anonymity because a public announcement has not been made.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 03:55pm EST

Napolitano, Vilsack to stay in Obama's second term

Janet Napolitano and Tom Vilsack will both stay on as cabinet secretaries in President Barack Obama's second term.

Monday - 01/14/2013, 02:32pm EST

Obama Cabinet shuffle taking shape

The composition of President Barack Obama's second term Cabinet became clearer Wednesday, with Labor Secretary Hilda Solis resigning and three other members of the president's team deciding to stay on amid concerns about diversity in Obama's inner circle.

Wednesday - 01/09/2013, 09:49pm EST

Labor Secretary Solis resigning

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis has told colleagues she is resigning from Obama administration. Solis, a former California congresswoman, has led the department for nearly four years, after being confirmed by the Senate in February 2009.

Wednesday - 01/09/2013, 06:28pm EST

Obama to tap budget expert Lew to lead Treasury

President Barack Obama will nominate White House chief of staff Jack Lew to be his second-term Secretary of the Treasury, turning to one of Washington's most knowledgeable budget experts to manage prickly fiscal negotiations with Congress and steer the still-shaky national economy.

Wednesday - 01/09/2013, 05:27pm EST

GOP senator threatens delay on CIA nomination

President Barack Obama's choice of John Brennan to be the next CIA director hit a snag Tuesday as a Republican senator threatened to delay the nomination until the Obama administration provides answers on the deadly assault in Libya that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans.

Tuesday - 01/08/2013, 05:39pm EST

OGE clarifies gift-giving rules as inauguration approaches

With President Barack Obama's second inauguration - along with the flurry of balls, receptions and other related ceremonies - just weeks away, the Office of Government Ethics has issued new guidance to agency ethics officials.

Friday - 01/04/2013, 02:53pm EST

Obama's 2nd inauguration to draw smaller crowds

Visitors coming to the nation's capital for President Barack Obama's second inauguration can't stay in the one place President Ronald Reagan's family once called an eight-star hotel. That spot is the White House, and it's booked for the next four years.

Wednesday - 12/26/2012, 03:33am EST

Military will support inauguration with 13,500 personnel

Military personnel will have a role both in the inaugural parade itself and providing security and support around the hundreds of thousands of people who will descend on the National Mall on Jan. 21.

Friday - 12/14/2012, 05:19am EST
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Corporate money to help pay for Obama inauguration

In a reversal from four years ago, President Barack Obama will accept unlimited sums of money from corporations and individuals to pay for events surrounding his inauguration, a spokeswoman said Friday.

Friday - 12/07/2012, 02:15pm EST

PTO head Kappos stepping down

David Kappos, director of the Patent and Trademark Office, is stepping down early next year.

Tuesday - 11/27/2012, 10:53am EST

Schapiro stepping down after leading SEC in crisis

Mary Schapiro is stepping down as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission after helping lead the Obama administration's regulatory response to the 2008 financial crisis.

Monday - 11/26/2012, 12:55pm EST

Cabinet Tracker

President Barack Obama may be staying put for four more years, but many of the top officials he appointed to agency posts are eyeing the exits. Federal News Radio's Cabinet Tracker will follow the comings and goings of the leaders in his Cabinet (and other high-level presidential appointees) heading into Obama's second term.

Monday - 11/12/2012, 02:27pm EST
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