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Top Links: The second term of President Barack Obama has begun

Top story:What to expect today and for the next four years from President Obama's second term.
 
President Barack Obama takes the oath of office at the official swearing-in ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House.(Doug Mills/Pool/Sipa USA/dapd)
President Barack Obama takes the oath of office at the official swearing-in ceremony in the Blue Room of the White House.

Top story:What to expect today and for the next four years from President Obama's second term.

  • The President’s second term technically began Sunday. (First Read)
  • “President Obama will become the 1st 2-term president to have taken the oath of office 4 times” (Andrew Kaczynski)
  • “I disagree with idea that "stakes are high" for Obama speech tmrw. They are quite low. People rarely care about inaugural speeches”(Ben White)
  • President Obama may take a page from Eisenhower on his foreign policy goals for the next four years. (The New York Times)
  • “Second-term presidents usually enjoy a post-election glow of up to eight months.” (The Washington Post)
  • The biggest development for the inauguration? According to the president it’s the first lady’s new bangs. (Associated Press)