Politics & Government

January 21, 2009

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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