President Biden urges a divided nation to ‘end this uncivil war’ in inaugural address

Ceremony marked by sparse crowd, massive National Guard presence

By: and - January 20, 2021 2:57 pm

Joe Biden is sworn in as U.S. President as his wife Dr. Jill Biden looks on during his inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington, D.C. During the inauguration ceremony Joe Biden became the 46th president of the United States. The Bible used in the ceremony has been in Biden’s family since 1893. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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Laura Olson
Laura Olson

Laura covers the nation's capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit outlets that includes Colorado Newsline. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections, and campaign finance.

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Ariana Figueroa is a reporter in the Washington, D.C., bureau of States Newsroom, a network of nonprofit news outlets that includes Colorado Newsline.

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