Obama back in Washington

President Obama has arrived back in Washington DC with his family to begin his second term in office.

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President Obama gets back to work in Washington

President Obama has arrived back in Washington DC with his family to begin his second term in office.

President Obama waves to reporters as he makes his way back to the White House. Credit: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

The US President will tackle a looming budget crisis and work with Republicans in Congress, the Party which retained control of the House of Representatives on Tuesday, but failed to take the Senate.

President Obama and his family on arrival in Washington. Credit: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

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