A 407,000 vote swing in four states on Election Day and this wouldn't be Barack Obama's big day. Instead, we'd be covering the inauguration of one Willard Mitt Romney.
Remarkably, things wouldn't be that different.
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Almost immediately after taking his ceremonial oath of office, President Obama signed a proclamation declaring today the "National Day of Hope and Resolve."
Any new holiday is going to have trouble going up against a real federal holiday like Martin Luther King Day, but it turns out the National Day of Hope and Resolve has other competitors.
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Four years ago, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) celebrated President Obama's swearing-in by inaugurating her cheeky presence on Twitter:
Scalia in a really weird hat.
— Claire McCaskill (@clairecmc) January 20, 2009
It seems that hat has haunted her dreams for quite some time, because she returned to fashion-tweeting just in time for this year's ceremonies:
Tags: Antonin Scalia, Claire McCaskill, Fashion, Inauguration, Twitter