U.S President Barack Obama (L) takes the oath of office as first lady Michelle Obama holds the bible in the Blue Room of the White House in Washington

WASHINGTON – JANUARY 20: U.S President Barack Obama (L) takes the oath of office as first lady Michelle Obama holds the bible in the Blue Room of the White House January 20, 2013 in Washington, DC. Obama and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden were officially sworn in a day before the ceremonial inaugural swearing-in. (Photo by Larry Downing-Pool/Getty Images)