Obama Sworn in as President Again

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The Daily Banter Heading Grab (from the Guardian):

President Barack Obama was officially sworn in at noon Sunday for a second term, one for which he has mapped out an ambitious programme of economic, social and cultural change that includes new gun control legislation and long-sought immigration reform.

Obama, smiling throughout, delivered the oath in the Blue Room with First Lady Michelle holding her family bible and their two daughters, Sasha and Malia, looking on. Afterwards, Obama kissed his wife and daughters, telling them: "I did it."

It is not clear whether he was referring to having secured a second term or just having got through the swearing-in without incident.

Second-term presidencies are often lame ducks, suffering from burnout and complacency. But Obama hopes to use the next four years to establish a legacy that goes beyond just being the first African-American presidency.