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October 22, 2014

The Inaugural Inauguration Meeting

The Inaugural Inauguration Meeting

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi gets to join forces with House GOP leaders to plan next year's inauguration. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

Next Wednesday, Washington’s prom committee will meet to start planning one hell of a party!

On March 5, both chambers agreed on S.Con.Res. 35, which would establish a Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies.

Congressional party planners unite!

This week, Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) appointed himself, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) to be part of the planning committee.

On Wednesday, the Senate Rules and Administration Committee announced that the joint committee will hold an “organizational meeting” on Wednesday.

The inauguration — which we hope will be a “Together Forever” theme — will be Jan. 21.

No word on which lawmaker is in charge of punch and streamers.

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