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Olivia McElyea's initial reaction to watching the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris was “relief.”
All was quiet on the Illinois State Capitol front Wednesday morning as National Guard troops with rifles drawn guarded the complex against the threat of “armed protests” surrounding the inauguration of President Joe Biden.
Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman made a big impression as she summoned images dire and triumphant Wednesday as she called out to the world “even as we grieved, we grew."
Read the text of President Biden's inaugural address. "We must end this uncivil war that pits red against blue, rural versus urban ... conservative versus liberal."
Lady Gaga belted out the national anthem Wednesday in a very Gaga way — with flamboyance, fashion and passion. Watch her performance here.
Joe Biden is president, but Bernie Sanders won Inauguration Day. The independent Vermont senator set Twitter ablaze Wednesday. The reason: his…