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President Obama’s second inauguration

President Barack Obama begins his second term in office with a small private swearing-in on the traditional date, January 20, and, because that is a Sunday, the large-scale public event on Monday, January 21.

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Beyonce Knowles’ flawless performance of “The Star Spangled Banner” at the inauguration was entirely lip-synched, Page Six has confirmed. A rep for the United States Marine Band said that she decided to perform to a pre-recorded track at the last minute.

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The Obamas dance at the Inaugural Ball to Jennifer Hudson singing ‘Let’s Stay Together.’

Beyonce Knowles sings the National Anthem at the 2013 Inauguration of Barack Obama.

In becoming the 17th U.S. president to deliver a second inaugural address, Obama invoked the country’s history of facing hardship.

Carol discusses with callers the cost of the President’s inauguration, and solutions in order to be more responsible about spending so much money on the event.


The crowd builds for the ceremonial inauguration of President Obama at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (Alex Garcia/ Chicago Tribune)

Professor Paul Green joins Mike to discuss President Obama’s inauguration into his second term as the 44th President of the United States.


U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his Inaugural speech during ceremonies on the West front of the U.S Capitol in Washington, January 21, 2013.(Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune)

President Barack Obama is sworn in for a second term

Jimmy Kimmel strikes again: watch these pedestrians voice their opinion on the President’s inauguration before it happened.

Bill chats with Yahoo! political reporter Chris Moody from Washington D.C. to get the latest on Inauguration Day.


Tourists pose in front of the U.S. Capitol on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013 before the Presidential Inauguration. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune)