Obamas Walk Parade Route to Screaming Crowds

First Couple gets out of White House-bound motorcade, strolls about 7 minutes
By Will McCahill,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 20, 2009 3:28 PM CST
President Barack Obama walks with his wife Michelle as they depart the US Capitol today.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – President and Michelle Obama have gotten out twice to walk along the parade route from the Capitol to the White House this afternoon—to the full-throated delight of the record crowd, CNN reports. Between the cold and the day’s general demands, the Obamas kept their strolls brief as they headed toward the area where they would view the parade.