KCRW and To the Point will be covering the Presidential Inauguration on Monday, January 21.
The ceremony will begin at 11:30 am ET with President Obama taking the oath of office on the steps of the US Capitol in DC, immediately followed by the inaugural address. Here’s a full schedule.
The Hill has the rundown: Then, Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), the chairman of the JCCIC, will give welcoming remarks. Myrlie Evers-Williams will give the invocation. The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir will sing. Associate Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will administer the oath of office to Biden. James Taylor will perform. John Roberts, chief justice of the United States, will swear in Obama. Obama will give his inaugural address. Kelly Clarkson will sing. Richard Blanco will read a poem. There will be a benediction, and then Beyoncé will sing the National Anthem.”
Warren Olney: “How many [electoral] votes do you think that Mr. Obama will take this time?”
Sam Wang: “Florida is sort of up in the air. If I had to pick a number I’d say 303 is how many he’s gonna get tomorrow.”
WO: “303. With Florida being a possible…”
SW: “29. So that’d be 332. So that’s just, if you pushed me, made me come up with a number, that’s what I’d come up with.”
WO: “303 at a minimum. 332 possible.”
SW: “Yeah, somewhere in there.”