Joint Congressional Committee On Inaugural Ceremonies Begins Inaugural Platform Construction


Sen. Charles Schumer , Sen. Lamar Alexander , Architect of the... News PhotoArchitecture,Capitol Building - Washington DC,Ceremony,Charles Schumer,Construction Industry,Eric Cantor,Horizontal,John Boehner,Lamar Alexander,Nancy Pelosi,Plan,Politics,USA,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2012 Getty ImagesWASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 20: (L-R) Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY), Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Architect of the Capitol Stephen Ayers, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH), House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) look at architectural plans during the 'First Nail' ceremony, signifying the start of construction of the 2013 Inaugural Platform on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol September 20, 2012 in Washington, DC. The winner of the November 6 presidential election will be sworn in on the platform on January 21, 2013. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)