President Barack Obama laughs with, from left, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nev., Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, after signing a proclamation to commemorate his inauguration, entitled a National Day of Hope and Resolve, following his ceremonial swearing-in ceremony during the 57th Presidential Inauguration. (AP Photo/Jonathan Ernst, Pool)
Gallery: President Obama's second inauguration
Jan. 21, 2013 @ 02:45 PM
Declaring “our work begins today”, President Barack Obama vowed to “finished what we started” four years ago as hundreds of thousands of inauguration-goers gathered on the historic National Mall in anticipation of his oath-taking for a second term.