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Live Blog: President Obama's Second Inauguration

From the steps of the Capitol, the president will lay out his vision for the next four years. We're following the news of the day and posting updates as it happens.

Inauguration 2013: Live Coverage

See what NPR users want President Obama to remember in his second term — then send us your own thoughts. And chat with NPR reporters about the day's events and the issues looming in Obama's second term.

What Now? Obama Leads Polarized Government Into Second Term

Unlike with his first swearing-in, Barack Obama does not face two ongoing wars and an economy on the verge of collapse. But thorny issues remain, and there's less hope than there was four years ago that Obama can bend Washington to his will.

Inaugural Trivia Quiz

How many presidents have chosen to affirm (rather than swear) to "faithfully execute the office ... "? Try your hand at inaugural trivia.

Will The Grass Be Greener In Obama's Second Term?

One of the chief expectations of those who voted for President Obama is that he moves assertively to pass climate change legislation, whatever the political climate in Washington. But that won't be easy given the polarization in Washington.

Obama Takes Oath Of Office In White House Ceremony

Obama fulfilled the constitutional requirement to take the oath before noon on Jan. 20. He will repeat the oath in public on Monday.