Nearly 2 million people went to the Mall to see Barack Obama take the oath of office in January 2009. D.C. officials expect 600,000 to 800,000 people for a scaled-back event Jan. 21 as Mr. Obama begins his second term. (Associated Press)

Nearly 2 million people went to the Mall to see Barack Obama take the oath of office in January 2009. D.C. officials expect 600,000 to 800,000 people for a scaled-back event Jan. 21 as Mr. Obama begins his second term. (Associated Press)