POLITICS: White House

Obama worships at historic DC church

Politics,White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is worshipping and celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. at the historic Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church.

Obama and his family are attending services at the downtown Washington church, which celebrates its 175th anniversary this year. Obama's swearing-in at the White House comes later Sunday morning.

The same church hosted prayer services before the inauguration of former President Bill Clinton and Vice President Al Gore.

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