Photo Gallery: The Second Inauguration Of President Obama

  • President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama dance as Jennifer Hudson sings at the Commander-In-Chief's Inaugural Ball.
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    President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama dance as Jennifer Hudson sings at the Commander-In-Chief's Inaugural Ball.
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  • Alica Keys performs during inaugural ball at the Washington Convention Center.
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    Alica Keys performs during inaugural ball at the Washington Convention Center.
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  • The Obamas watch from the reviewing stand as the presidential inaugural parade winds through the nation's capital.
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    The Obamas watch from the reviewing stand as the presidential inaugural parade winds through the nation's capital.
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  • Spectators wave to Obama as the inaugural parade moves down Pennsylvania Avenue.
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    Spectators wave to Obama as the inaugural parade moves down Pennsylvania Avenue.
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  • A marching band passes the presidential reviewing stand as the inaugural parade winds through the nation's capital.
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    A marching band passes the presidential reviewing stand as the inaugural parade winds through the nation's capital.
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  • The president and first lady walk down the parade route after Obama was sworn in for a second term.
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    The president and first lady walk down the parade route after Obama was sworn in for a second term.
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  • Spectators watch from rooftops as the presidential limousine heads to the White House.
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    Spectators watch from rooftops as the presidential limousine heads to the White House.
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  • The inaugural parade begins along Pennsylvania Avenue following the inauguration.
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    The inaugural parade begins along Pennsylvania Avenue following the inauguration.
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  • Obama delivered a pragmatic inaugural speech that called for a "new era of responsibility."
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    Obama delivered a pragmatic inaugural speech that called for a "new era of responsibility."
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  • Obama is sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts as Michelle and their daughters, Malia and Sasha, look on.
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    Obama is sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts as Michelle and their daughters, Malia and Sasha, look on.
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  • Obama, accompanied by his family, is sworn in on the West Front of the Capitol.
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    Obama, accompanied by his family, is sworn in on the West Front of the Capitol.
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  • Volunteers create a cheer tunnel to welcome people to the National Mall.
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    Volunteers create a cheer tunnel to welcome people to the National Mall.
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  • Mandi Yohn and Griffin Shoemaker recently relocated to D.C. and they are attending their first inauguration. They both hope to see the economy improve. "We want to see Obama move forward with changes," said Griffin.
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    Mandi Yohn and Griffin Shoemaker recently relocated to D.C. and they are attending their first inauguration. They both hope to see the economy improve. "We want to see Obama move forward with changes," said Griffin.
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  • Beyonce performs the national anthem during the presidential inauguration.
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    Beyonce performs the national anthem during the presidential inauguration.
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  • Kelly Clarkson sings "America" as part of the inauguration ceremony.
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    Kelly Clarkson sings "America" as part of the inauguration ceremony.
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  • Vice President Biden is sworn in by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor as his wife, Jill Biden, holds the Bible.
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    Vice President Biden is sworn in by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor as his wife, Jill Biden, holds the Bible.
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  • Obama and Biden listen to the invocation by Myrlie Evers-Williams.
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    Obama and Biden listen to the invocation by Myrlie Evers-Williams.
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  • Obama arrives at the U.S. Capitol prior to the ceremonial swearing-in.
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    Obama arrives at the U.S. Capitol prior to the ceremonial swearing-in.
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  • Spectators react on the National Mall during the 57th inauguration ceremony for President Obama.
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    Spectators react on the National Mall during the 57th inauguration ceremony for President Obama.
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