DAY'S END ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:

A series of photobombs by Sen. Schumer

J.K. Trotter catches Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) sneaking into a series of photos during President Obama's swearing-in.

Obama: 'I'll never see this again'

President Obama savored his last inauguration ceremony on Monday pausing at one moment to say "I'll never see this again," according to TPM's Igor Bobic.

Enthusiasm gap

Seth Masket at Mischiefs of Faction compares crowd enthusiasm at the 2013 presidential inauguration to the inauguration in 2009.

Reading Obama's 'neglect' of foreign policy in second inaugural address

Daniel Larison at The American Conservative analyzes Obama's focus on domestic policy and not foreign policy in his second inaugural address.


OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

Republicans wish Obama reached out more

Republican lawmakers said Obama didn't offer enough olive branches in his speech, according to The Hill's Jeremy Herb.

Obama keeps his word

Michael Grunwald of Time magazine argues that Obama is likely to follow through on his legislative promises in his second term.