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Inaugural Balls Downsized The Second Time Around

Tue, January 22, 2013 12:19am

Story by Melissa Block

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The tradition of inaugural balls goes back to George Washington. In recent times, presidents have had multiple balls. Four years ago, President Obama attended ten. But in these days of austerity, there were only two balls. Allison Aubrey talks to Melissa Block.

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