Randolph County Herald Tribune - Chester, IL

Updated Jan 20, 2017 at 3:14 PM

WASHINGTON — Protesters registered their rage against the new president Friday in a chaotic confrontation with police who used pepper spray and stun grenades in a melee just blocks from Donald Trump's inaugural parade. At least 217 people were arrested for rioting while a burning limousine sent clouds of black smoke into the sky during Trump's procession.

Updated Jan 20, 2017 at 3:11 PM

Election 2016 was one for the ages - in so many ways, it was unlike anything we had ever witnessed.  And consequently, the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as president was unlike any inauguration we've witnessed. 

Updated Jan 20, 2017 at 2:45 PM

EDITOR'S NOTE — A look at the veracity of claims by political figures

Updated Jan 20, 2017 at 1:28 PM

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump had predicted a record-setting turnout for the inauguration, but indicators point to a much more modest gathering.

Updated Jan 20, 2017 at 12:15 PM

President Trump's inaugural address: Chief Justice Roberts, President Carter, President Clinton, President Bush, President Obama, fellow Americans, and people of the world: thank you.

Updated Jan 19, 2017 at 5:02 PM

After he takes the oath of office, President Donald Trump has promised to get a lot done in his first 100 days. It's going to be huge, he says. Some big league changes are coming.

Updated Jan 19, 2017 at 10:12 AM

WASHINGTON — From a morning stop at church through the swearing-in to the last dance of the evening, it's going to be an inaugural marathon on Friday. Donald Trump will take Washington by storm, no matter what the weather. (Which, by the...

Updated Jan 19, 2017 at 7:57 AM

WASHINGTON - Since George Washington took his oath of office in New York on April 20, 1789, America has held an inaugural parade celebrating the peaceful transition of power upon which the country is founded.

Updated Jan 19, 2017 at 7:27 AM

TRENTON, N.J. — A New Jersey group will have music after a Bruce Springsteen cover band canceled its performance at a gala celebrating Donald Trump's inauguration.

Posted Jan 18, 2017 at 11:01 PM

The pomp and circumstance of the 58th presidential inauguration is about to take over Washington, D.C. as the Obama Administration oversees the peaceful transition of power to President-elect Donald Trump.

Updated Jan 18, 2017 at 4:34 PM

With Inauguration Day just around the corner, we're beginning to see some clear-cut battle lines drawn on Capitol Hill as the...

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