President Barack Obama on Sunday was officially sworn in for a second term in a private ceremony lasting just a few minutes at the White House. The ceremonial swearing in will take place today on the steps of the Capitol in Washington, DC.
President Barack Obama has prepared a second inaugural address that broadly lays out his vision for the country’s future, setting the stage for looming debates over taxes, guns, immigration and other issues while leaving the details for another day
Former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum on Sunday accused President Obama of being a “sore winner” in his dealings with Republicans. Santorum, chairman of Patriot Voices – a group that promotes conservative issues – also tweaked the president for what he argued was a lack of action to address the “glorification of violence” in film and TV.
Democrats are looking to make new revenue part of the Senate’s first budget in almost four years, which will be released soon after the start of President Barack Obama’s second term.
For the first time, two coaching brothers will face off in the Super Bowl. John Harbaugh’s Baltimore Ravens dismantled New England 28-13 last night. Just hours earlier, Jim Harbaugh’s San Francisco 49ers outlasted Atlanta 28-24. Their two teams will meet Feb. 3 in New Orleans for the NFL championship.
Veteran ABC newswoman Barbara Walters has fallen at an inauguration party at the British ambassador’s home in Washington DC and has been hospitalized.