1 Million People Attended Inauguration

The Atlantic

An official for today's inaugural ceremonies says 1 million people attended President Obama's second inaugural, according to a pool report filed Monday afternoon. For comparison, 1.8 million attended Obama's first inauguration in 2009, 400,000 attended President George W. Bush's second inauguration in 2005, and 300,000 attended Bush's first inauguration in 2001.

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Pictures from today's events aren't lying about the attendance numbers:

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