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January 21, 2013 2:13 am

Obama Takes Second Oath of Office in Subdued, Private Ceremony

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President Obama being sworn in the first time around.

Chicago Tribune – President Barack Obama took the official oath for his second term on Sunday at the White House in a small, private ceremony that set a more subdued tone compared to the historic start of his presidency four years ago.

Gathered with his family in the Blue Room on the White House’s ceremonial main floor, Obama put his hand on a family Bible and recited the 35-word oath that was read out loud by U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts.

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