President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden were formally sworn in to their second terms on Sunday in separate private ceremonies attended mainly by family members and friends. They will repeat their oaths on Monday before hundreds of thousands of people gathered in Washington.
Here is the schedule of events, scheduled to begin at about 10 a.m. central time:
Prelude: The United States Marine Band
Call to Order and Welcoming Remarks: Sen. Charles Schumer
Invocation: Myrlie Evers-Williams
Musical Selection: The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir
Oath of Office for Vice President Joe Biden, administered by Associate Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor
Musical Selection: America the Beautiful, by James Taylor
Oath of Office for President Obama, administered by Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Jr.
Obama’s Inaugural Address
Musical Selection: My Country Tis of Thee, by Kelly Clarkson
Inaugural Poem by Richard Blanco
Benediction by Rev. Louie Giglio
The National Anthem by Beyonce