Inauguration 2013: Obamas Attend 2 Balls

ABC News' Tahman Bradley recaps the politics and parties from the inaugural ceremonies.
3:40 | 01/22/13

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You're watching America this morning America's number 1 early morning news. The inaugural ceremonies turned more reflective later today -- the president and First Lady attend the national prayer service there was an early night for the Obama is the first couple of pending just two inaugural balls compared to -- -- first inauguration. -- MR on the part of the politics ABC's -- -- Bradley joining us from a very chilly Washington good -- to mind. Very -- Paula good morning to you that morning to you as well rob it's back to work today. For President Obama who presented an aggressive second term agenda. In his inaugural speech but guys he might wanna sleep then today because in the First Lady were out late. Party. That star studded inaugural balls President Obama and the First Lady stole the spotlight. Mrs. Obama's stunning in a ruby gown by designer Jason Wu. The couple serenaded by Jennifer Hudson. The inaugural balls capped off a spectacular. Day of -- featuring plenty of music. -- -- A parade and -- public swearing in at the capitol. Now it's back to work for mr. Obama who in his inaugural address signaled -- push a bold progressive agenda. We have always understood that -- times change. So must we. The president spoke directly to the goals of the more diverse -- more socially liberal coalition that reelected him for the first time an inaugural speech explicitly mentioning gay rights. We are truly credited -- -- surely the love we commit to one another must be equal as well. He also spoke about climate change equal pay for women an immigration reform. And if not complete until we find a better way to welcome the striving Paul all emigrants whose health America the land of opportunity. The president pause during many of the day special moment seemed to take it all land knowing this would be his last inauguration. Some Republicans thought president Obama's speech was too partisan. With dividing government here in Washington he will need some GOP support to pass his big agenda items rob -- Right to my -- -- live in Washington Molly also some breaking news overnight it also part of the president's second terms -- to get -- new pet. -- That's all that are -- his warm though OK I thought that they need I say we're here warm in the studio album he's doing the hard work thank you tomorrow the president really do you know. -- did a lot of -- big topics to seem like to -- the union address. That it -- times that -- more sweeping poetic inaugural address climate change immigration reform equal pay for women gay rights which is a first test tomorrow mention gun control. He laid out a litany of things that that he would like to do and measure that piece. Really spoke to that younger much more diverse America that helped him get elected and perhaps signifies a major political shift. In the country that's -- affect future national election and it and it he was as direct and in this speech just imagine how much -- he's going to be -- the union on February 12 coming up in a few weeks and -- number two -- -- -- stay with this morning. More live coverage from Washington coming up of course -- just a little while on Good Morning America.

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