Inauguration Day in 19 photos

The best photos from Obama’s day from oath to parade to ball


President Barack Obama arrives at his second inauguration at the U.S. Capitol during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington.  (Evan Vucci/Reuters)

President Barack Obama signs a proclamation to commemorate the inauguration, entitled a National Day of Hope and Resolve. (Jonathan Ernst/Getty)

President Barack Obama walks through the U.S. Capitol on his way to being sworn-in for a second term during his public inauguration ceremony. (Abaca Usa/Empics)

People listen as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during his public swearing in ceremony.  (Joe Raedle/Getty)

U.S. President Barack Obama, left, takes the oath of office from Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, right, as first lady Michelle Obama holds the Lincoln Bible and the traveling bible of slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. during the ceremonial swearing-in at the presidential inauguration. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty)

Sasha Obama, (L), Malia Obama and Michelle Obama (R) smile ahead of the swearing-in ceremonies for U.S. President Barack Obama. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters)

President Barack Obama greets a crowd gathered along Pennsylvania Ave during the Inaugural Parade.  (Matt McClain/The Washington Post/Getty)

First lady Michelle Obama (L) greets U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on the reviewing stand as the presidential inaugural parade winds through the nation’s capital.  (Mark Wilson/Getty)

The crowd chants “Obama” as the U.S. president is introduced during inaugural events. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post/Getty)

U.S. President Barack Obama kisses First lady Michelle Obama’s hand in the reviewing stand during the inaugural parade.  (Joe Skipper/Reuters)

Sasha (L) and Malia (R) Obama look at an iPhone during the inaugural parade of their father, President Barack Obama. (Joe Skipper/Reuters)

A woman sells newspapers with a picture of U.S. President Barack Obama on the National Mall. (Eric Thayer/Reuters)

Gustavo Cinfuentes (L) and Greg Josken listen as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during his public swearing in ceremony.  (Joe Raedle/Getty)

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wave as the presidential inaugural parade winds through the nation’s capital. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty)

President Barack Obama reacts as he talks to U.S. Vice President Joe Biden.  (Mark Wilson/Getty)

President Barack Obama bows as he and first lady Michelle Obama gets ready to dance as singer Jennifer Hudson, right, sings Al Green’s Let’s Stay Together at the Inaugural Ball. (Charles Dharapak/AP)

Alicia Keys performs during the Commander-In-Chief Ball celebrating the inauguration of U.S. President Barack Obama.  (Abaca Usa/Empics/Keystone)

The inaugural crowd photographs President Obama and his wife Michelle as they dance at the Inaugural Ball.  (Lucian Perkins/The Washington Post/Getty)

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama dance at the Inaugural Ball. (Pete Marovich/EPA/Keystone)

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Inauguration Day in 19 photos

  1. HE is Universal President,
    We proud to live in his era of Presidency!!!

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