President Obama is set to hold a press conference at 11:30 am today, just days before he will be sworn in to a second term and with a number of fights -- from gun control to immigration to the debt ceiling -- awaiting him in the near term.

President Obama gives his last press conference of his first term today.

Given the stakes, we simply couldn't resist live-tweeting the presser. The Fix posse's thoughts -- a sort of stream of consciousness riff with some analysis thrown in for taste -- are below.