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Inauguration 2017: The Sights in Washington, DC

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On the eve of Friday's presidential inauguration, security was high around the U.S. Capitol and near the National Mall. Fencing and barricades are in place. Several hundred thousand people are expected to attend the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump in Washington, D.C.
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Security has been heightened in Washington, D.C., for Friday's presidential inauguration, Jan. 19, 2017.
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Security has been heightened in Washington, D.C., for Friday's presidential inauguration, Jan. 19, 2017.

Fireworks explode above the Washington Monument during a presidential inauguration concert in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2017.
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Fireworks explode above the Washington Monument during a presidential inauguration concert in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2017.

The U.S. Capitol and the Capitol Reflecting Pool are shown ahead of Friday's presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2017.
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The U.S. Capitol and the Capitol Reflecting Pool are shown ahead of Friday's presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2017.

Port-a-potties and fencing are in abundant supply near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., ahead of Friday's presidential inauguration, Jan. 19, 2017.
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Port-a-potties and fencing are in abundant supply near the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., ahead of Friday's presidential inauguration, Jan. 19, 2017.

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