Inauguration Day

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Monday, January 21, 2013

We’re presenting a presidential inauguration special. Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post and MSNBC will discuss the President Obama’s speech. Then Frank Rich, Todd Purdum, and Joan Walsh look at some of the key challenges facing the president as he begins his second term.

Jonathan Capehart

Our inauguration day coverage includes Jonathan Capehart, MSNBC contributor and Washington Post editorial board member who covers politics and social issues for the PostPartisan blog.

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Frank Rich

Frank Rich, New York magazine writer-at-large, talks about the speech, the state of the country, and the challenges facing the president as he begins his second term. Read his latest here.

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Todd Purdum

Todd Purdum, national editor of Vanity Fair, looks at what we can expect from the president’s second term in office. Read his latest here.


Joan Walsh

Joan Walsh, editor, writer, editor-at-large of and an MSNBC political analyst, discusses the state of politics and the economy and how they’re shaping the president’s agenda. Walsh is also the author of What’s the Matter with White People.

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