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President Barack Obama, left, takes the oath of office from U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, right, as first lady Michelle Obama holds the bible and daughters Malia and Sasha look on in the Blue Room of the White House, Jan. 20, in Washington, D.C. Obama and Vice President Joe Biden were officially sworn in a day before the ceremonial inaugural swearing-in.
"I did it!" he responded, before she observed "You didn't mess up."
-- Reported by Carrie Dann, Political Reporter, NBC News
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President Barack Obama gets a hug from his daughter Malia as wife Michelle, left, and daughter Sasha look on in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., Jan. 20.
This time, President Obama and Justice Roberts got the words right. The oath took 32 seconds inside the White House. NBC's Peter Alexander reports.
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Festivities for President Barack Obama's second inauguration.