President Barack Obama's emphatic gay-rights advocacy in his inaugural address thrilled many activists. Yet almost immediately came the questions and exhortations as to what steps should be taken next.
Beyonce lip-synced the national anthem during her rousing performance at President Barack Obama's inauguration, according to the U.S. Marine Band.
Michelle Obama made it a fashion tradition Monday night, wearing a custom-made Jason Wu gown to the inauguration balls.
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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama on Monday emerged twice from their limousine to respond to wildly cheering crowds along the inaugural parade route from Capitol Hill to the White House.
It was altogether a more intimate affair than four years ago. Just a party of untold hundred thousands, chilling in the nation's backyard. President Barack Obama's inauguration Monday brought out a festive crowd.
President Obama and first lady Michelle share the first dance as Jennifer Hudson sings 'Let's Stay Together'
President Obama introduces his wife Michelle
President Obama and first lady Michelle emerged twice from their limo to respond to cheering crowds along the inaugural parade route
Vice President Joe Biden, First Lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama arrive at the Capitol
President Obama heads from the White House to Capitol on Inauguration Day
The U.S. Marine Band performs at the Capitol
The Lee University Festival Choir from Cleveland, TN sings at the inauguration
A 5th grade chorus from PS22 in Staten Island, NY performs at the inauguration
President Obama goes into church on Inauguration Day
President Obama delivers his second-term inaugural address
Richard Blanco reads his poem to the crowd
Beyonce sings 'The Star Spangled Banner'
Kelly Clarkson performs 'My Country 'Tis of Thee'
New York Senator Chuck Schumer delivers opening remarks
President Obama takes the public oath of office from chief justice John Roberts at the 57th Presidential Inauguration
Vice President Joe Biden takes the public oath of office, given by justice Sonia Sotomayor
Former presidents Jimmy Carter and Bill Clinton join inaugural gathering
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