Obama takes oath of office for second term

WASHINGTON Mon Jan 21, 2013 12:16pm EST

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama took the oath of office for a second term in a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol on Monday.

Obama was formally sworn in at the White House on Sunday but he repeated the oath again - led by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts - at his largely symbolic public inauguration on Monday.

(Reporting By Mark Felsenthal; Editing by Sandra Maler)


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