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Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are being sworn in as the president and vice president of the United States. Watch the ceremony, inaugural address and other celebratory events throughout the day.

President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be assistant secretary for health, in a move that could make Levine the first openly transgender federal official to win Senate confirmation.

On Inauguration Day, the U.S. Capitol is traditionally dressed in American flags and red, white and blue bunting. But this year, it’s dressed in razor wire and concrete barricades.

The inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th president of the United States is going to look vastly different than those of his predecessors, given the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and heightened security concerns.

With tension unlike any in modern American history surrounding the transfer of presidential power, Democrats’ celebration is muted this year. WLVR’s Ben Stemrich spoke with some in the Lehigh Valley.


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