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Inaugural VIPs

<p>Former President Bill Clinton greets former Vice President Al Gore during the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009.    REUTERS/Jason Reed </p>

Former President Bill Clinton greets former Vice President Al Gore during the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Former President Bill Clinton greets former Vice President Al Gore during the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>Incoming White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel gestures prior to the inauguration ceremony,  January 20, 2009.     REUTERS/Jim Young </p>

Incoming White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel gestures prior to the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

Incoming White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel gestures prior to the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn arrive at the inauguration, January 20, 2009.    REUTERS/Mark Wilson/Pool </p>

Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn arrive at the inauguration, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Mark Wilson/Pool

Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn arrive at the inauguration, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Mark Wilson/Pool

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<p>Former Secretary of State Colin Powell and Elie Wiesel stand on the inaugural stage ahead of the inauguration, January 20, 2009.      REUTERS/Win McNamee/Pool </p>

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell and Elie Wiesel stand on the inaugural stage ahead of the inauguration, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Win McNamee/Pool

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell and Elie Wiesel stand on the inaugural stage ahead of the inauguration, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Win McNamee/Pool

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<p>Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts Jr. (L) along with Clarence Thomas (waving) and members of the Supreme Court gather for the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009.     REUTERS/Rick Wilking </p>

Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts Jr. (L) along with Clarence Thomas (waving) and members of the Supreme Court gather for the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts Jr. (L) along with Clarence Thomas (waving) and members of the Supreme Court gather for the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

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<p>Senator John McCain and former Senator Carl Levin arrive on the inaugural stage, January 20, 2009.   REUTERS/Win McNamee/Pool </p>

Senator John McCain and former Senator Carl Levin arrive on the inaugural stage, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Win McNamee/Pool

Senator John McCain and former Senator Carl Levin arrive on the inaugural stage, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Win McNamee/Pool

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<p>Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts arrives for the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young </p>

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts arrives for the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts arrives for the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>Senator Edward Kennedy arrives at the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Brian Snyder </p>

Senator Edward Kennedy arrives at the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Senator Edward Kennedy arrives at the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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<p>Ben Bernanke  arrives for the inauguration ceremony,   January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young</p>

Ben Bernanke arrives for the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

Ben Bernanke arrives for the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>Former President George H.W. Bush arrives for the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009.   REUTERS/Jim Young </p>

Former President George H.W. Bush arrives for the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

Former President George H.W. Bush arrives for the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>Former President Bill Clinton and wife Hillary Clinton and President Bush's daughters Jenna and Barbara at the  inauguration, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Rick Wilking </p>

Former President Bill Clinton and wife Hillary Clinton and President Bush's daughters Jenna and Barbara at the inauguration, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Former President Bill Clinton and wife Hillary Clinton and President Bush's daughters Jenna and Barbara at the inauguration, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

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<p>Martin Luther King III (top) and his sister Bernice King (C) are escorted to their seats prior to the inauguration, January 20, 2009.   REUTERS/Jason Reed </p>

Martin Luther King III (top) and his sister Bernice King (C) are escorted to their seats prior to the inauguration, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Martin Luther King III (top) and his sister Bernice King (C) are escorted to their seats prior to the inauguration, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>Malia (L) and Sasha Obama arrive at the inauguration ceremony of their father, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jason Reed</p>

Malia (L) and Sasha Obama arrive at the inauguration ceremony of their father, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Malia (L) and Sasha Obama arrive at the inauguration ceremony of their father, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>Former Vice Presidents, from top to bottom, Al Gore, with his wife Tipper, Dan Quayle, with his wife Marilyn, and Walter Mondale, with his wife Joan, are seated prior to the inauguration, January 20, 2009.   REUTERS/Jason Reed </p>

Former Vice Presidents, from top to bottom, Al Gore, with his wife Tipper, Dan Quayle, with his wife Marilyn, and Walter Mondale, with his wife Joan, are seated prior to the inauguration, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jason Reed

Former Vice Presidents, from top to bottom, Al Gore, with his wife Tipper, Dan Quayle, with his wife Marilyn, and Walter Mondale, with his wife Joan, are seated prior to the inauguration, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jason Reed

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<p>Representive Charles B. Rangel arrives for the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young</p>

Representive Charles B. Rangel arrives for the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

Representive Charles B. Rangel arrives for the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Jim Young

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<p>Hillary Clinton gestures while arriving to attend the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Rick Wilking </p>

Hillary Clinton gestures while arriving to attend the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

Hillary Clinton gestures while arriving to attend the inauguration ceremony, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

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<p>Former Vice President Al Gore and former President George H.W. Bush talk ahead of the inauguration, January 20, 2009.     REUTERS/Win McNamee/Pool </p>

Former Vice President Al Gore and former President George H.W. Bush talk ahead of the inauguration, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Win McNamee/Pool

Former Vice President Al Gore and former President George H.W. Bush talk ahead of the inauguration, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Win McNamee/Pool

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<p>Dick Cheney arrives in a wheelchair at the Capitol for the swearing in of Barack Obama, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Saul Loeb/Pool </p>

Dick Cheney arrives in a wheelchair at the Capitol for the swearing in of Barack Obama, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Saul Loeb/Pool

Dick Cheney arrives in a wheelchair at the Capitol for the swearing in of Barack Obama, January 20, 2009. REUTERS/Saul Loeb/Pool

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