Watch live video here and join the conversation as President Barack Obama is inaugurated for the second time.
9:13 AM PT: President Obama's speech is now over. It's going over quite well. Kelly Clarkson is now singing "My Country 'Tis of Thee."9:14 AM PT:
9:16 AM PT: Another terrific image from the inaugural ceremony:
9:25 AM PT: Rev. Luis León is delivering the benediction.9:25 AM PT:
9:29 AM PT: And here's Beyonce to sing the national anthem.
9:32 AM PT: Meanwhile in Drudgeland:
9:40 AM PT: Paul Ryan might not have won the vice presidency, but at least he got the chance to hang out in the same general vicinity as Jay-Z and Beyonce:
9:47 AM PT: President Obama formally signing documents to make his inauguration official and send to the Senate his nominations of Chuck Hagel, Jack Lew, John Kerry, and John Brennan which he said he knows the Senate will confirm "with great dispatch" (cue Joe Biden chuckle here):