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    by Senator Richard J. Durbin

    Posted on 2013-01-22

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    DURBIN. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the transcript of the inaugural ceremony proceedings for Monday, January 21, be printed in the Record.



    There being no objection, the material was ordered to be printed in the Record, as follows: Inaugural Ceremony Inauguration of Barack Hussein Obama, January 21, 2013, 11:30 a.m.

    Their Excellencies, the Chiefs of Diplomatic Missions, assembled on the President's platform.

    The Architect of the Capitol, Stephen T. Ayers, assembled on the President's platform.

    The Joint Chiefs of Staff assembled on the President's platform.

    The Governors of the United States and its territories and the mayor of the District of Columbia assembled on the President's platform.

    Members of the 113th House of Representatives of the United States, led by majority whip Kevin McCarthy and Democratic whip Steny Hoyer, and the dean of the House of Representatives, John Dingell, assembled on the President's platform.

    Members of the 113th Senate of the United States assembled on the President's platform.

    Former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Newt Gingrich, accompanied by Mrs. Gingrich, assembled on the President's platform.

    Former Senate majority leader Tom Daschle, accompanied by Mrs. Daschle, assembled on the President's platform.

    Ambassador Matthew Barzun, Ms. Eva Longoria, Ms. Jane Stetson, and Mr. Frank White, Jr., cochairs of the 57th Presidential Inaugural Committee; Mr. Steve J. Kerrigan, chief executive officer; and Mr. David J. Cusack, executive director of the 57th Presidential Inaugural Committee, assembled on the President's platform.

    The President's Cabinet and agency designees assembled on the President's platform.

    [[Page S184]] The Chief Justice of the United States, the Honorable John G. Roberts, Jr., and the Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States assembled on the President's platform.

    The 39th President of the United States, Jimmy Carter, and Mrs. Rosalynn Carter assembled on the President's platform.

    The 42nd President of the United States, William Jefferson Clinton, and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton assembled on the President's platform.

    The children of the Vice President, MAJ Beau Biden, Hunter Biden, and Ashley Biden, accompanied by the House chief administrative officer, Dan Strodel, assembled on the President's platform.

    The daughters of the President, Malia Obama and Sasha Obama, also Mrs. Marian Robinson, accompanied by Catlin O'Neill, assembled on the President's platform.

    Dr. Jill Biden, accompanied by Mrs. Alexander, Mrs. Boehner, Mrs. Cantor, Assistant Secretary of the Senate Sheila Dwyer, and Deputy Clerk of the House of Representatives Robert Reeves, assembled on the President's platform.

    The First Lady of the United States, Mrs. Michelle Obama, accompanied by Secretary of the Senate Nancy Erikson, Clerk of the House of Representatives Karen Haas, Mrs. Schumer, Mrs. Reid, and Mr. Pelosi, assembled on the President's platform.

    The Vice President of the United States, Joseph R. Biden, accompanied by the inaugural coordinator for the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, Kelly Fado; Senate Deputy Sergeant at Arms, Martine Bradford; House Deputy Sergeant at Arms, Kerry Hanley; Senate majority leader, Senator Harry Reid; and House Democratic leader, Representative Nancy Pelosi, assembled on the President's platform.

    The President of the United States, Barack H. Obama, accompanied by the staff director for the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, Jean Parvin Bordewich; Senate Sergeant at Arms, Terrence W. Gainer; the House Sergeant at Arms, Paul Irving; chairman of the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies, Senator Charles E. Schumer; Senator Lamar Alexander; the Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Boehner; Senate majority leader, Senator Harry Reid; House majority leader, Representative Eric Cantor; and House Democratic leader, Representative Nancy Pelosi, assembled on the President's platform.

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