President Obama taking the oath of office today on the steps of the Capitol. First Lady Michelle Obama held the two Bibles on which he placed his hand. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Vice President Joe Biden shows the certificate of the Electoral College vote for Ohio to House Speaker John Boehner during a joint session of Congress on Friday. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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Competing yard signs near Evans City, Pa., four days before the election. The campaigns of President Obama and Republican Mitt Romney each raised more than $1 billion during the race. Keith Srakocic/AP hide caption

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President Obama and House Speaker John Boehner on Nov. 16. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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President Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney the last time they got together, at their Oct. 22 presidential debate in Boca Raton, Fla. Saul Loeb /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Jim Messina, President Obama's 2012 campaign manager Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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President Obama dances with first lady Michelle Obama on the night of his inauguration, Jan. 20, 2009, in Washington. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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American and Cuban flags in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus rides the Mitt Romney campaign bus days before the presidential election. Despite Romney's loss and other GOP failures, Priebus, who helped the party raise huge sums of money in 2012, may seek a second term. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic party volunteer Matt Lattanzi worked door to door for the Obama campaign while canvassing in a Youngstown, Ohio, apartment building on Oct. 28. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Spectators react to Mitt Romney's concession speech early Nov. 7 in Boston. President Obama won virtually every swing state and comfortably won the electoral vote despite some polls projecting a Romney victory. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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