As chairman of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural CeremoniesSen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), is charge of the 2013 inauguration festivities regardless of who wins the White House this fall. On Friday, he announced the launch of a Web site and Facebook page for the event.

It "will provide an encyclopedic resource to Inauguration watchers across the nation and the world,” Schumer said in a statement. “Our first-ever Facebook page will expand the reach of this historic event, and be an important source of practical information for Inauguration attendees."