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The Obama administration says it's confident stricter gun laws can be passed, but it's hedging its optimism by stressing just how politically difficult it will be.
The schedule for the second inauguration of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden (all times EST):
President Barack Obama says his second inauguration is a celebration of the country and its citizens, not the election results.
More than 2,000 police officers from across the country have been sworn in ahead of Monday's presidential inauguration.
President Barack Obama's campaign racked up 332 electoral votes and helped the president win a second term. Now it hopes to score legislative victories and build the president's legacy.
Monday's inaugural may be President Barack Obama's big day, but Martin Luther King Jr. will loom large over the festivities.
The schedule for the second inauguration of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden:
President Barack Obama took the oath of office Sunday in an intimate White House ceremony, with first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Sasha and Malia at his side. A look at the other guests who bore witness to Obama's swearing-in:
President Barack Obama has been sworn in for a second four-year term.
President Barack Obama worshipped and celebrated the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Sunday at the historic Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church.
The White House says it will work with the Algerian government to understand how events unfolded in the terrorist attack on a natural gas complex in the Sahara desert.
The oath of office taken by Joe Biden on Sunday as he begins his second term as vice president:
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have laid a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery.
Vice President Joe Biden has been sworn in to a second term.
President Barack Obama says the U.S. stands ready to provide whatever assistance officials need in the aftermath of the terrorist attack in Algeria.
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Baltimore celebrity baker Duff Goldman is making the cake for President Barack Obama's Commander-in-Chief's Ball.
President Barack Obama's ride has a new license plate.
The inauguration of a U.S. president is traditionally a highly scripted celebration, with seating charts, schedules, dress rehearsals and planning committees that map each moment of the history-making day from start to finish.
Consider it the first fact check of a Barack Obama campaign pledge for his second term: Will he, or Mother Nature, deliver on promised warmer Inauguration Day weather?
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