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Swearing age-old oath, Obama steps into 2nd term

Sunday, January 20, 2013 | 9:23 p.m. CST; updated 12:00 p.m. CST, Monday, January 21, 2013

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama was sworn in for four more years Sunday in a simple ceremony at the White House, embarking on a second-term quest to restore a still-shaky economy and combat terrorists overseas while swearing an age-old oath to "preserve, protect and defend" the Constitution.

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