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Inaugural Ceremonies Committee Members Brief Reporters on Inaugural Planning

Washington, DC
Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Lamar Alexander (R-TN) held a press briefing on the 2013 Presidential Inauguration planning.  Since 1901, the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies has been responsible for the planning and execution of the swearing-in ceremonies and the luncheon for the Inauguration of the President of the United States at the U.S. Capitol.

Updated: Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 4:02pm (ET)

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