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Significantly Smaller Inaugural Crowd Expected

"Perhaps only a quarter of the size of four years ago."

9:24 AM, Jan 21, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Fox News reports that a significantly smaller Inaugural crowd is expected today:

"They expect that in fact it could be significantly smaller," said Fox News reporter Carl Cameron. "Instead of 1.8, four years ago, They have actually lowered their crowd estimates. Originally they were saying, 600 to 800,000. Yesterday we were informed organizers think maybe closer to 500 to 700 [thousand]. Perhaps only a quarter of the size of four years ago."

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