President Barack Obama’s second inauguration ceremony

Posted Jan. 21, 2013, at 3:24 p.m.
U.S. President Barack Obama is sworn in by Supreme Court Justice John Roberts, as first lady Michelle Obama and the first daughters, Sasha (right) and Malia, look on during inauguration ceremonies in Washington, D.C., on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
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U.S. President Barack Obama is sworn in by Supreme Court Justice John Roberts, as first lady Michelle Obama and the first daughters, Sasha (right) and Malia, look on during inauguration ceremonies in Washington, D.C., on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
President Barack Obama is sworn-in during the ceremonial swearing-in at the U.S. Capitol during the 57th presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
Scott Andrews | MCT
President Barack Obama is sworn-in during the ceremonial swearing-in at the U.S. Capitol during the 57th presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
Dr. Jessie K. Kimbrough-Sugick, of Ann Arbor, Mich., encouraged spectators as they arrive on the National Mall for the inauguration ceremonies Monday, Ja. 21, 2013, in Washington, D.C.
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Dr. Jessie K. Kimbrough-Sugick, of Ann Arbor, Mich., encouraged spectators as they arrive on the National Mall for the inauguration ceremonies Monday, Ja. 21, 2013, in Washington, D.C. Buy Photo
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden takes the oath of office from Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor as his wife, Jill, holds the family bible in Washington, D.C, on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden takes the oath of office from Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor as his wife, Jill, holds the family bible in Washington, D.C, on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
President Barack Obama greets singer Kelly Clarkson during inauguration ceremonies for Obama's second inauguration at the West Front of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
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President Barack Obama greets singer Kelly Clarkson during inauguration ceremonies for Obama's second inauguration at the West Front of the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
Spectators on the National Mall wave American flags as President Barack Obama takes the oath of office during the 57th presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
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Spectators on the National Mall wave American flags as President Barack Obama takes the oath of office during the 57th presidential inauguration in Washington, D.C., on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
Musician James Taylor sings before President Barack Obama is sworn-in for a second term at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
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Musician James Taylor sings before President Barack Obama is sworn-in for a second term at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
Myrlie Evers-Williams gives the invocation during the inauguration ceremonies for President Obama's second term at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
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Myrlie Evers-Williams gives the invocation during the inauguration ceremonies for President Obama's second term at the Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
Beyonce performs the national anthem at the inauguration ceremonies at the U.S. Capitol, on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
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Beyonce performs the national anthem at the inauguration ceremonies at the U.S. Capitol, on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
President Barack Obama greets people as he exits following the ceremonial swearing-in at the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
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President Barack Obama greets people as he exits following the ceremonial swearing-in at the presidential inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
U.S. President Barack Obama (center) is surrounded by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (from left), Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Vice President Joe Biden, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) while signing a proclamation to commemorate the inauguration, entitled a National Day of Hope and Resolve, directly after swearing-in ceremonies in the Capitol in Washington, on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.
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U.S. President Barack Obama (center) is surrounded by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) (from left), Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Vice President Joe Biden, House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH), House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) while signing a proclamation to commemorate the inauguration, entitled a National Day of Hope and Resolve, directly after swearing-in ceremonies in the Capitol in Washington, on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013.

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