President Obama Sworn In for Second Term

INAUGURATION+PREPARATION

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President Barack Obama takes the oath of office during the official swearing-in ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, January 20, 2013. (Pool photo Larry Downing/Cnp/Prensa Internacional via Zuma Press/MCT)

INAUGURATION PREPARATION
President Barack Obama takes the oath of office during the official swearing-in ceremony at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, January 20, 2013. (Pool photo Larry Downing/Cnp/Prensa Internacional via Zuma Press/MCT)

By HARRY HUGGINS
Editor-in-Chief
Published: January 20, 2013

Barack Obama was sworn into his second term as president Sunday, Jan. 20, in a small ceremony with his family and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John Roberts in the Blue Room of the White House. A larger celebration is scheduled for Monday in Washington, D.C., including the traditional parade and formal balls, although according to The New York Times, organizers are expecting about half the attendance of 2009.