Barack Obama takes the oath as the 44th U.S. President from Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, January 20, 2009. (Win McNamee/Pool/MCT)
Barack Obama takes the oath as the 44th U.S. President from Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, January 20, 2009. (Win McNamee/Pool/MCT) MCT
Barack Obama takes the oath as the 44th U.S. President from Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, January 20, 2009. (Win McNamee/Pool/MCT) MCT

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