Skip to comments.All aboard: Obama family taking train to District
Posted on 12/16/2008 6:13:48 PM PST by Virginia Ridgerunner
President-elect Barack Obama will board a train in a month and retrace Abraham Lincolns inaugural journey to Washington, D.C., but hopefully with much less mayhem. At least, there will be less time for anything to go awry. As opposed to Lincolns two-week trek in 1861, Obamas journey will begin and end on Jan. 17, setting off from Philadelphia and making a stop in Wilmington, Del., to pick up Vice President-elect Joseph Biden Jr. and his family, and a stop in Baltimore for an unspecified event. The entourage, aboard a chartered train, will arrive in the District in the evening.
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Hey, Yooper - It has been a while!
I’m sure B.O.’s train will arrive on time and be stocked with plenty of toilet paper, unlike the poor folks on this trip from Chicago to Grand Rapids...
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