The nation in brief

Posted: January 20, 2013 at 3:15 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “There were people who said they’d never vote for an African-American president. Now they’ve voted for him twice, and he won the popular vote and the electoral vote. That says something about his policies and his team.” Julius Cherry, a 58-year-old lawyer from Sacramento, Calif., who took his family to Washington, D.C., to watch President Barack Obama’s inaugural ceremonies Article, 1A

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