Rep. Andy Harris's wife of more than three decades passed away Thursday.
There should be "no doubt" that the White House is willing to act, Obama said.
Journalists and lawmakers were surprised by Obama's attire on Thursday.
Pundits expressed disbelief that a child was allowed to fire an Uzi.
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McCain said other presidents had seen "reality" and changed their policies.
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Sgt. Paula M. Walker was identified as the soldier who fatally shot herself, a lockdown.
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Personnel fired in self-defense in the Persian Gulf, the Navy said.
The senator earlier had warned President Obama against taking executive action.
He took the ice bucket challenge for a group that doesn't use embryonic stem cells.