In his inaugural address, President Obama noted the country's continuing economic struggles and said that America can't succeed when only a few at the top do well. The country's prosperity must rest on a rising middle class. Full Story
When it comes to celebrating the start of a president's term, God has played a role in nearly every inauguration since George Washington. Full Story
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Now that the pomp and circumstance of Inauguration Day has passed, the nation is left to wonder: Did Beyonce lip sync the National Anthem?
THE RESET: Pushing 2nd term agenda will be thorny for Obama despite calls for coming together
Jodi Kantor, New York Times correspondent and author of "The Obamas"
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