More than 2 million Americans lost their jobs last year, the stock market fell by almost 45 percent from its peak, but this isn't stopping Washington from throwing a $160 million party, the most lavish ever, for Barack Obama's presidential inauguration on Tuesday. To watch it online, you can visit the following websites:
The Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies
CBS News live coverage starting at 7 a.m. EDT
MSNBC will be live streaming the event on its home page and politics section.
CNN is partnering with Facebook to provide live streaming of the swearing in and Obama's speech.
Current TV and Twitter are teaming up, as they did during the election, to add real-time tweets to Current's broadcast and Webcast of the swearing in, which starts at 11:30 a.m. EDT and will be replayed throughout the day.
The New York Times, the AP's online video network, the Online NewsHour, and ABCNews.com will also live stream inauguration coverage. And more...