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    On January 20, Barack Obama was officially sworn in as US president for a second term in a small private ceremony at the White House. A public ceremony marking the occasion will take place at the US Capitol on Monday.

    On January 20, Barack Obama was officially sworn in as US president for a second term in a small private ceremony at the White House. A public ceremony marking the occasion will take place at the US Capitol on Monday. This infographic outlines the standard operating procedure for an inaugural ceremony, to be held for the 57th time since 1789. Obviously, this year’s ceremony will somewhat deviate from these rules because the president-elect and the outgoing president are one and the same.

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