January 22, 2013
From The 2nd Inauguration of Barack Obama in Photos, one of 57 photos.  President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama dance at the Inaugural Ball, on January 21, 2013. (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)

From The 2nd Inauguration of Barack Obama in Photos, one of 57 photos. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama dance at the Inaugural Ball, on January 21, 2013. (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)

January 21, 2013
From The 2nd Inauguration of Barack Obama in Photos, one of 51 photos so far.   President Barack Obama dances with first lady Michelle Obama in the presidential box, as a band passes by, during the Inaugural parade on January 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)  — I’ll be posting one more update tomorrow of the evening’s activities, so check back later for more.

From The 2nd Inauguration of Barack Obama in Photos, one of 51 photos so far. President Barack Obama dances with first lady Michelle Obama in the presidential box, as a band passes by, during the Inaugural parade on January 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) — I’ll be posting one more update tomorrow of the evening’s activities, so check back later for more.

January 21, 2013
From The 2nd Inauguration of Barack Obama in Photos, one of 35 photos so far.  President Barack Obama is sworn in by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as First lady Michelle Obama and daughters, Sasha Obama and Malia Obama look on during the public ceremonial inauguration, on January 21, 2013. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)  — I’ll be posting photographic coverage of the events to this essay throughout the day, so check back later for more.

From The 2nd Inauguration of Barack Obama in Photos, one of 35 photos so far. President Barack Obama is sworn in by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as First lady Michelle Obama and daughters, Sasha Obama and Malia Obama look on during the public ceremonial inauguration, on January 21, 2013. (Rob Carr/Getty Images) — I’ll be posting photographic coverage of the events to this essay throughout the day, so check back later for more.

January 21, 2013
From The 2nd Inauguration of Barack Obama in Photos, one of 18 photos so far. The sun rises over Capitol Hill looking down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, early on Monday, January 21, 2013, as Washington prepares for the 57th Presidential Inaugural and the ceremonial swearing-in of President Barack Obama’s second term. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) — I’ll be posting photographic coverage of the events to this essay throughout the day, so check back later for more.

From The 2nd Inauguration of Barack Obama in Photos, one of 18 photos so far. The sun rises over Capitol Hill looking down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, early on Monday, January 21, 2013, as Washington prepares for the 57th Presidential Inaugural and the ceremonial swearing-in of President Barack Obama’s second term. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) — I’ll be posting photographic coverage of the events to this essay throughout the day, so check back later for more.

November 7, 2012
From Election Night 2012: Reactions in Photos, one of 41 photos. President Barack Obama at the election night party at McCormick Place in Chicago, on November 7, 2012. Obama defeated Republican challenger former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney in both the electoral vote and the popular vote. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

From Election Night 2012: Reactions in Photos, one of 41 photos. President Barack Obama at the election night party at McCormick Place in Chicago, on November 7, 2012. Obama defeated Republican challenger former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney in both the electoral vote and the popular vote. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

November 6, 2012
From Campaign 2012: The Story in Photos, one of 50 photos. The choice. At left, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, listens to a question from a reporter in Livonia, Michigan, on February 28, 2012. At right, President Barack Obama speaks as a tear streams down his face, at his final campaign stop, on November 5, 2012, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, Carolyn Kaster)

From Campaign 2012: The Story in Photos, one of 50 photos. The choice. At left, Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, listens to a question from a reporter in Livonia, Michigan, on February 28, 2012. At right, President Barack Obama speaks as a tear streams down his face, at his final campaign stop, on November 5, 2012, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, Carolyn Kaster)

September 7, 2012
From The 2012 Democratic National Convention, one of 42 photos. Here,  President Barack Obama waves after his speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 6, 2012. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

From The 2012 Democratic National Convention, one of 42 photos. Here, President Barack Obama waves after his speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 6, 2012. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

August 31, 2012
From The 2012 Republican National Convention, one of 42 photos.  Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, seen through a cascade of balloons, after the balloon drop concluding the final session of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, on August 30, 2012. (Reuters/Jason Reed)

From The 2012 Republican National Convention
, one of 42 photos. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, seen through a cascade of balloons, after the balloon drop concluding the final session of the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Florida, on August 30, 2012. (Reuters/Jason Reed)