Obama’s inaugural crowds, before and after (in 4 photos)

A great visual tool from the Post's graphics team.

Obama’s liberal shift vs. reality

In 2014, Senate Democrats have to defend several states that Obama lost in 2012. How these senators vote will determine whether Obama is successful in his second term.

Stephen Colbert explains Obama’s ‘three-term’ presidency (video)

"Obama has made himself a three-term president, serving the second two terms consecutively. Now, to get rid of him, we have to impeach him twice."

Obama’s history-making use of the word ‘gay,’ and why it matters

President Obama made history when he used the word "gay" in his second inaugural address. It was also a reminder of how his own attitude on same-sex marriage has moved.

Obama adds climate change to lengthy to-do list

The issue is no less difficult than anything else on Obama's ambitious list of priorities.

Jimmy Kimmel examines Obama’s second inaugural address — before it even happens (video)

What did people think of the juggling routine?