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Panoramic view of Obama's second inauguration

Standing before hundreds of thousands of witnesses, President Obama swore to "preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States"  as he took the oath of office at the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. The ceremonial Inauguration for the public follows the small event on Sunday during which President Obama was officially sworn in to start his second term.Related: