The Washington Monument is seen in the mall area as preparations continue for the inauguration of U.S. President-Elect Barack Obama at the U.S. Capitol in Washington

 
The Washington Monument is seen in the mall area as preparations continue for the inauguration of U.S. President-Elect Barack Obama at the U.S. Capitol in Washington
The Washington Monument is seen in the mall area as preparations continue for the inauguration of U.S. President-Elect Barack Obama at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, January 19, 2009. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES)