Photos from the Virginia Inaugural Ball on Sunday in Arlington.
This year's Virginia Inaugural Ball was Sunday in Arlington at the Westin Arlington Gateway. U.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine, along with Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Terry McAuliffe and others were in attendance. The Democratic Party of Virginia and the Arlington County Democratic Committee hosted the event.
Buyers and sellers are now doing business on Craigslist, outside ticket outlets.
People hoping to attend one of President Obama's two official Inaugural balls woke up Monday morning to find out that they are likely out of luck. The Washington Post reported Monday that the tickets sold through Ticketmaster sold out before they even went on sale, blaming the error on a "computer glitch at Ticketmaster." The official Inaugural Committee's Facebook page had nearly 400 messages Monday afternoon from people irate about the incident. "Make this Ticketmaster thing right or lose a lot of volunteers for the festivities," wrote one woman named Barbara. A woman named Judy wrote: "This should have been a fair process in which all who were selected had a chance at the public tickets. I took off work to be home Monday just so I would…