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Nigeria's president-elect receives handover notes

Nigeria's president-elect receives handover notes

Nigeria's president-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, received handover notes from outgoing president Goodluck Jonathan ahead of his inauguration. The document, which was wrapped in a green ribbon, is a compilation of outgoing government's administration notes.

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Elizabeth Alexander’s 2009 inaugural poem

Elizabeth Alexander’s 2009 inaugural poem

Poet Elizabeth Alexander composed and read “Praise Song for the Day” at President Obama’s first inauguration.

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Ousted president Morsi sentenced to 20 years

Ousted president Morsi sentenced to 20 years

Former Egyptian president and Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Morsi was sentenced to 20 years in prison without parole, nearly three years after he was declared Egypt’s first freely elected president.

150 years ago, Abraham Lincoln sliced up one of his most famous speeches

150 years ago, Abraham Lincoln sliced up one of his most famous speeches

He cut and pasted his second inaugural address for maximum impact. Soon it will be on display.

Muriel Bowser threw herself a million-dollar inauguration bash

Muriel Bowser threw herself a million-dollar inauguration bash

With three days of events, Bowser outspent predecessor Vincent Gray by some $400,000.

Hours before leaving, O’Malley offered advice to Hogan

Hours before leaving, O’Malley offered advice to Hogan

The outgoing Maryland governor shared his thoughts in a post on his three-week-old blog.

Larry Hogan sworn in pledging a new era of bipartisanship

Larry Hogan sworn in pledging a new era of bipartisanship

Republican says he will make sure “hardworking and beleaguered taxpayers” aren’t forgotten.

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Gov. Hogan’s appeal to the ‘middle ground’ could revive the GOP in Md.

Gov. Hogan’s appeal to the ‘middle ground’ could revive the GOP in Md.

If Larry Hogan can position Md. Republicans as moderates, it could give the party a historic chance.

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Maryland Gov. Hogan speaks at inauguration ceremony

Maryland Gov. Hogan speaks at inauguration ceremony

Maryland's 62nd governor Larry Hogan (R) addressed a crowd in front of the Maryland State House in Annapolis, pledging to make Maryland a place of "unlimited promise."

Inaugural address of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R)

“The time has come to cast aside the status quo, and to come together to build a better future for our state.”

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Hogan, Rutherford sworn into office

Hogan, Rutherford sworn into office

Gov. Larry Hogan (R) and Lt. Gov. Boyd K. Rutherford (R) took the oath of office inside the Maryland State House in Annapolis.

Prospect of snow or rain doesn’t bother Hogan boosters

Prospect of snow or rain doesn’t bother Hogan boosters

The weather could prove memorable at Wednesday’s inaugural ceremony in Maryland.

South Carolina’s poet laureate cut from Nikki Haley inauguration

South Carolina’s poet laureate cut from Nikki Haley inauguration

Haley’s representatives said it was because “scheduling constraints simply wouldn’t allow for a poem to be read.“

John Kasich’s insightful inaugural remarks

John Kasich’s insightful inaugural remarks

The Ohio governor delivers an uplifting message.

These are all the bands and country stars performing at gubernatorial inaugurations this year

These are all the bands and country stars performing at gubernatorial inaugurations this year

There are more musicians performing for Republican inaugurations this year than Democratic ones.

Jerry Brown: California’s problems bear ‘eerie resemblance’ to those of 1950s

Jerry Brown: California’s problems bear ‘eerie resemblance’ to those of 1950s

During his historic fourth inauguration, Brown said the state faced many of the same problems it did when his father first became governor in 1959.

Muriel Bowser gains national profile

Muriel Bowser gains national profile

D.C.’s new mayor will appear on “Meet the Press” with other prominent female officials of the city.

Mayors come and go, but progress in D.C. continues

Mayors come and go, but progress in D.C. continues

Some say mayors who try to make big changes don’t stay in office, but growth hasn’t been hurt.

New Mayor Bowser pledges to make city healthier, safer

New Mayor Bowser pledges to make city healthier, safer

Friday’s inaugural festivities kick off a new era in D.C. politics, marked by fresh faces in power.

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The District’s ‘fresh start’ with Muriel Bowser

The District’s ‘fresh start’ with Muriel Bowser

At her inauguration, Mayor Muriel Bowser is both optimistic and realistic.