Readying For Inauguration In Pictures

Washington D.C. is bracing for record crowds for Obama's swearing-in.

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By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers

Even after Sunday night's 400,000-strong musical opening of Inauguration Week at the Lincoln Memorial, there were many signs that the city was still preparing for Barack Obama's big day. Driving around town last night and this morning, I snapped some shots of the action. One thing is clear: There looks to be enough security fencing and portable potties for everybody.