Stars and Stripes Forever


Two workers adjust US flags on the US Capitol as preparations... News PhotoAdjusting,American Flag,Barack Obama,Capitol Building - Washington DC,Government,Horizontal,Inauguration Into Office,Occupation,Politics,Preparation,Presidential Inauguration,US President,USA,Washington DCPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPTwo workers adjust US flags on the US Capitol as preparations continue for the second inauguration of US President Barack Obama in Washington, DC, on January 17, 2013. Obama faces a near impossible task in his second inaugural address on January 21: uniting a nation in which the compromise that oils governing is crushed by deep political divides. Before a crowd of thousands and the eyes of the world on television and online, Obama will stand on the West Front of the US Capitol and swear to faithfully execute the office of president and defend the Constitution. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)