Asserting “America’s possibilities are limitless,” President Barack Obama declared on Monday that a decade of war is ending and the nation’s economy is recovering as he launched into a second term before a flag-waving crowd of hundreds of thousands on the National Mall.
The so-called “second-term curse” on presidential administrations may be superstition, or it may not be.
Stepping into his second term, President Barack Obama took the oath of office Sunday in an intimate swearing-in ceremony at the White House, the leader of a nation no longer in the throes of the recession he inherited four years ago, but still deeply divided.
Fifty years ago, President John F. Kennedy took the oath of office with his famous request to “ask what you can do for your country.”
The Smithsonian Institution is displaying nine photographs of President John F. Kennedy and his family by photographer Richard Avedon ahead of the 50th anniversary of Kennedy’s inauguration.
Gov. Deval Patrick outlined a series of broad policy goals for his second term Thursday, vowing to bring down health care spending.
Gov. Deval Patrick is preparing to launch his second term Thursday with a scaled back inaugural.
Massachusetts Treasurer-elect Steve Grossman is raising about $20,000 to cover expenses associated with his swearing-in.