Saturday, March 28, 2015

Monday's DN: Obama sworn in for second term

Jenice Armstrong weighs in on expectations for Obama's inaugural address. (Fun fact: Though it is his second address, Obama has actually tied FDR's record of being sworn in four times thanks to his awkward moment with John Roberts that caused a do-over in 2008, and the fact that Jan. 20 fell on a Sunday this year, forcing the ceremony to Monday.)

Monday's DN: Obama sworn in for second term

President Barack Obama shakes hands as he leaves after the ceremonial swearing-in on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci Pool)
President Barack Obama shakes hands as he leaves after the ceremonial swearing-in on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol during the 57th Presidential Inauguration in Washington, Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci Pool) AP

Jenice Armstrong weighs in on expectations for Obama's inaugural address. (Fun fact: Though it is his second address, Obama has actually tied FDR's record of being sworn in four times thanks to his awkward moment with John Roberts that caused a do-over in 2008, and the fact that Jan. 20 fell on a Sunday this year, forcing the ceremony to Monday.)

John Baer says the second time around won't be a charm for Obama.

Remembering Happy Fernandez and her legacy on Philadelphia politics.

A look into D.C. 33's thinking about Mayor Nutter's "final offer."

The Community Recovery Center in North Philly gives former addicts a place to stay on track.

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