Donald Trump’s inauguration

Trump stresses unity mixed with dark imagery after being sworn in

Donald Trump ushered in a new and dramatic era in American politics that he cast in vivid terms as a direct rebuke of the past eight years.

President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, and their families watched a member of the Talladega College marching band perform during the inaugural parade.

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President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence watched a member of a marching band perform during the inaugural parade.

President Donald Trump waves as he walks with first lady Melania Trump during the inauguration parade on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Pool)

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President Trump walked with first lady Melania Trump during the inauguration parade.

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft arrived with his son Jonathan Kraft a short time before Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the president.

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New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft arrived with his son Jonathan Kraft a short time before Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the president.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: U.S. President Donald Trump (2L), with (L-R) first lady Melania Trump, Maj. Gen. Bradley Becker, Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen Pence review troops on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. In today's inauguration ceremony Donald J. Trump becomes the 45th president of the United States. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

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Trump, with first lady Melania, Maj. Gen. Bradley Becker, Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen review troops on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol.

US President Donald Trump is joined by the Congressional leadership and his family before formally signing his cabinet nominations into law, in the President's Room of the Senate, at the Capitol in Washington,DC on January 20, 2017. From left are Vice President Mike Pence, the president's wife Melania Trump, their son Barron Trump, and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-WI. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / J. Scott ApplewhiteJ. SCOTT APPLEWHITE/AFP/Getty Images

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US President Donald Trump was joined by the Congressional leadership at the signing of his cabinet nominations into law.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: The Inaugural Parade proceeds on Pennsylvania Avenue on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. Donald J. Trump was sworn in today as the 45th president of the United States. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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The Inaugural Parade proceeded on Pennsylvania Avenue.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: The U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps marches during the Inaugural Parade on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. Donald J. Trump was sworn in today as the 45th president of the United States. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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The U.S. Army Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps marched during the Inaugural Parade.

epa05736108 A group who travelled all the way from Gilman, Minnesota celebrates as Donald J. Trump takes the oath of office as he is sworn in as the 45th President of the United States in Washington, DC, USA, 20 January 2017. Trump won the 08 November 2016 election to become the next US President. EPA/Chris Usher

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A group who travelled all the way from Gilman, Minnesota celebrated as Trump is sworn in.

epa05735328 President-elect Donald J. Trump (C) arrives to be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States in Washington, DC, USA, 20 January 2017. Trump won the 08 November 2016 election to become the next US President. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

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Trump arrived to be sworn in.

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Trump supporters reacted on the National Mall to the inauguration.

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 20: (L-R) U.S. President Donald Trump takes the oath of office as his wife Melania Trump holds the bible and his son Barron Trump looks on, on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. In today’s inauguration ceremony Donald J. Trump becomes the 45th president of the United States. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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Trump took the oath of office as his wife, Melania Trump, held the Bibles.

Police use pepper spray on protesters in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in a chaotic confrontation blocks from Donald Trump's inauguration as protesters registered their rage against the new president. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)

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Police used pepper spray on protesters in Washington.

President-elect Donald Trump waits to stop out onto the portico for his Presidential Inauguration at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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Donald Trump waited before walking onto the portico of the Capitol.

US Vice President Mike Pence hugs his son Michael as Karen Pence (R) watches during the Presidential Inauguration at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on January 20, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / SAUL LOEBSAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images

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Vice President Mike Pence hugged his son after being sworn in.

epa05735453 President Donald J. Trump (L) embraces former President Barack Obama (R) after he delivers his Inaugural address after taking the oath of office as the 45th President of the United States in Washington, DC, USA, 20 January 2017. Trump won the 08 November 2016 election to become the next US President. EPA/JUSTIN LANE

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Trump embraced former president Barack Obama after he delivered his inaugural address.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/21/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/AFP_KG5DX.jpg Rage against Trump: D.C. inaugural protests turn chaotic

Some protests were peaceful. Others involved property damage and attacks on officers, with law enforcement using pepper spray and stun grenades.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/lee_trumpprotest3_met.jpg Thousands protest Trump presidency on Boston Common

The common theme among protesters was the phrase “not my president.”

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The official presidential Twitter handle switched over from Barack Obama to Donald Trump with an apparent photo from Obama’s 2009 inauguration.

Boston, Ma., 01/20/17, A small group of anti-President Trump lead a protest at the Boston Common. Boston folks react to the Inauguration of President Trump. Suzanne Kreiter/Globe staff

New England watches history unfold

“I think immigrants are curious of what he’s going to say against us,” Olga Escalante said of President Trump at a Chelsea cafe.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/21crowdsize200-11762.jpg It looks like Obama was a bigger draw in 2009 than Trump in 2017

Overhead photos appear to show a lower turnout for Donald Trump’s inauguration than Barack Obama’s eight years ago.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/632201116.jpg Kellyanne Conway tries a fashion revolution — and fails

President Trump’s senior adviser donned a $3,600 Gucci ensemble, trimmed with buttons shaped like cats. Yes, cats.

ground game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/632196546.jpg What Trump said and why

Here’s the run-down on the inaugural address.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/AFP_KF4LJ.jpg Read the text of Donald Trump’s inaugural speech

“This moment is your moment: it belongs to you,” the president said.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/farragher-11756.png The chapters of Trump’s memoir are now in his hands

What will the pages of that autobiography look like?

MICHAEL A. COHEN

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/cohen-1915.jpg Trump’s dark vision of America

President Trump’s inaugural address was clearly divorced from any kind of discernible reality.

Renée Graham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/AftVVuEU-1907.jpg Dear President Trump

You now lead 319 million people, many of whom remain unconvinced that you can follow through with your campaign slogan.

Eric Fehrnstrom

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Eric_Fehrnstrom2%20(1)-1901.jpg Trump is a true force of nature

Only a person of strong personality, full of energy and unstoppable, can deliver on the change President Trump has promised.

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/11/15/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/0819trump3.jpg What does ‘America first’ really mean?

Starting today, President Trump has a lot of ambitious campaign promises to keep.

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special report

A look at Trump’s jam-packed transition period

The stretch between Donald Trump’s election and his inauguration did not exactly provide a lull in the political action.

Obama’s legacy

Former President Barack Obama boards a helicopter to leave D.C.

Former president Obama waves goodbye before leaving D.C.

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump exchanged farewells with their predecessors.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/joe%20biden.jpg Former vice president Biden departs D.C. on Amtrak

True to form, Joe Biden boarded a train to head back home to Delaware.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/28/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/01032010_03lfairey.1-7468749.jpg Obama ‘Hope’ artist returns with ‘We the people’ posters

Shepard Fairey chose images of three women to represent America for his latest political art.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/C2n73ctWEAAe8cx.jpg The Obamas’ farewell speeches are now in book form

The Harvard Book Store offers bookworms something to remember Barack and Michelle Obama by.

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THE TRUMP CABINET

Senate sends Mattis, Kelly to national security posts

However, the rest may have to wait days or weeks before they can officially join the new administration.

White nationalist Richard Spencer got punched in the face today

The alt-right leader was attacked on the street while giving an interview.

Presidential transition

Taking his exit, Obama says presidency proved hope wins out

Former president Barack Obama exited the presidency on Friday with a message of gratitude to Americans and a plea to his supporters not to be bowed by the inauguration of President Donald Trump.

Political Happy Hour: January 20, 2017

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Women’s March on Washington

MBTA to provide extra service for Boston Women’s March

Passenger volume is expected to be heavier than usual, according to officials.

Adrian Walker

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/walker-11802.jpg The Boston March against Trump inspires new citizen, and activist

“What kind of America do I want to live in?” asked Yordanos Eyoel.

Shirley Leung

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/19/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/leung-6508.jpg Who will be at the Women’s March in Boston? Everyone, it seems.

Organizers expect more than 80,000 to participate in the local march, from grass-roots activists to CEOs.

Opinion | Gloria Steinem

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/0120hannaforweb-1893.jpg Why women are marching on Washington

Questions about the Women’s March on Washington have created a need for a Twitter version of history and Feminism 101.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/18/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Rinaldimarchorganizers12.jpg Who is behind the Boston Women’s March?

The volunteers come from different backgrounds, but they all share a desire to stand together for equality and dignity.

Capital Source

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Boston is among the cities coordinating marches on Jan. 21, in all 50 states and in nations around the world.

LIVE Political Happy Hour

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Political reporter Joshua Miller interviewed Representative Stephen Lynch.

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Frank Phillips

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Frank Phillips is the State House bureau chief. He has covered politics for decades for the Boston Globe.

Jim O'Sullivan

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Jim O’Sullivan writes about politics for The Boston Globe. Previously, he was White House correspondent and chief analyst for National Journal in Washington, D.C.

Stephanie Ebbert

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Stephanie Ebbert has been a local news reporter for the Globe since 1997 with a focus on politics

Akilah Johnson

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Akilah Johnson has been a reporter with the Globe since 2010, covering neighborhoods, Boston’s mayor’s race, and the crosscurrents of race and ethnicity in the city.

Joshua Miller

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Joshua Miller covers politics for the Globe. A Massachusetts native and graduate of Bowdoin College, Miller worked in Washington, D.C., before joining the paper in 2013.

James Pindell

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James Pindell is a political reporter for the Boston Globe focused on the 2016 presidential race.

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Evan Horowitz digs through data to find information that illuminates the policy issues facing Massachusetts and the US.