WASHINGTON -- The 2009 Presidential Inaugural Committee announced the selection of D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty as one of the honorary inauguration co-chairs.
In order to maintain bipartisanship for the inauguration, the co-chairs come from the families of President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Joe Biden as well as both Democrats and Republicans.
"Vice President-elect Biden and I are grateful to these distinguished men and women for agreeing to serve as honorary co-chairs for the inauguration," Obama said. "From family members to former presidents, each of these leaders has an unwavering commitment to bipartisan cooperation and a proud record of service to their community and our country. They exemplify the spirit of unity and shared purpose this Inauguration will reflect."
Joining Fenty as co-chairs are: