A group of regional conservatives hosted a symbolic Boston Tea Party, Friday at the base of the Arch grounds, in an effort to protest the new wave of government spending that President Barack Obama's administration is proposing, with the current economic stimulus package.
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Photos by Dawn Majors
Blagojevich at his impeachment trial
Gov. Rod Blagojevich addresses the Illinois State Senate during his impeachment trial Thursday, Jan. 29, 2009, in Springfield. Dawn Majors | Post-Dispatch
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Gillibrand to fill Clinton's Senate Seat
At a news conference in Albany, New York on Friday, New York Gov. David A. Paterson appointed Kirsten E. Gillibrand, a 42-year-old upstate congresswoman, to succeed Hillary Rodham Clinton in the United States Senate.
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President Obama's First Day
President Obama walks into the Oval Office for his first full day of office. See a slideshow of him as he begins conducting the business of America.
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Satellite view of the inauguration
This satellite photo provided by GeoEye shows the National Mall in Washington, D. C. from space during US President Barack Obama's inauguration at the US Capitol on January 20 2009. AFP PHOTO/GEOEYE
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Locals Share Their Wishes for Obama
As the new president was sworn in, St. Louisans met with the President Obama (or a cutout that looks just like him) and we asked them one question: What is the one thing you would like to see President Barack Obama accomplish in his first four years in office? These are their answers.
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Photos by Johnny Andrews
Londoners hopes soar for inauguration
At Madame Tussauds, the London waxwork museum, is offering U.S. tourists the chance to see Obama up close for free. Elsewhere in London people showed their support with face paints and t-shirts.
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Obama Sworn in
Barack Obama was sworn in as the nation's 44th president.
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Crowds pack Mall
Braving frigid temperatures, an exuberant crowd of hundreds of thousands packed the National Mall on Tuesday to celebrate the inauguration of Barack Hussein Obama as America's first black president.
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Celebrities at the inauguration
Celebrities from outside political circles are on hand in Washington for the inauguration of Barack Obama as the nation's 44th president.