Politics & Government

January 21, 2009 1:31 PM

Obama retakes the oath of office after busy first day

Chief Justice John Roberts was ushered into the Map Room of the White House on Wednesday night to re-administer the oath of office to President Barack Obama because the original oath on Tuesday had a word out of sequence. The second swearing-in came after a day in which Obama huddled with advisers on the economy and over how to withdraw from Iraq, and announced policies to strengthen government ethics and expand access to public records.

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