Obama to be sworn in for 2nd term at White House


 President Barack Obama takes the oath of office Sunday surrounded by family in an intimate inauguration ceremony at the White House.
   The subdued swearing-in is a function of the calendar and the Constitution, which says presidents automatically begin their new terms at noon on Jan. 20. Because that date fell this year on a Sunday -- a day on which inaugural ceremonies historically are not held -- organizers scheduled a second, public swearing-in for Monday.
   A crowd of up to 800,000 people is expected to gather on the National Mall to witness the second inauguration.
   Vice President Joe Biden will also be sworn in Sunday in a small, early morning ceremony at the Naval Observatory, his official residence. 
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