Obama sworn in for second term

Barack Hussein Obama took the presidential oath at 11:55 Sunday morning at the White House, gripping the reins of office for another four-year term.

A vendor holds items for sale on the National Mall with the U.S. Capitol prepared for the ceremonial swearing-in of President Barack Obama, the 57th Presidential Inaugural, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

A vendor holds items for sale on the National Mall with the U.S. Capitol prepared for the ceremonial swearing-in of President Barack Obama, the 57th Presidential Inaugural, Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

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