President Barack Obama waves alongside his wife, Michelle, Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, as former President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, leave the US Capitol by helicopter after Obama was sworn in as the 44th President in Washington Tuesday,  Jan. 20, 2009. (AP Photo/ Saul Loeb, Pool)
President Barack Obama waves alongside his wife, Michelle, Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, as former President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, leave the US Capitol by helicopter after Obama was sworn in as the 44th President in Washington Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009. (AP Photo/ Saul Loeb, Pool) AP
President Barack Obama waves alongside his wife, Michelle, Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, as former President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura, leave the US Capitol by helicopter after Obama was sworn in as the 44th President in Washington Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009. (AP Photo/ Saul Loeb, Pool) AP

President Obama takes oath, calls for 'a new era of responsibility'

January 20, 2009 7:00 AM