The resolution to honor the vice president's son comes as Joe Biden weighs a 2016 bid.
The president will laud the city's recovery 10 years after the storm devastated the region.
Biden said he would only run if he could commit his "heart" and "soul" to a bid.
Josh Earnest called for “common sense” steps to reduce gun violence.
Former White House officials said it would be a shock for Obama to pick sides.
Earnest offered few clues about which candidate Obama may ultimately endorse.
Obama pledged the State Department will set up a separate office to implement the nuclear deal.
Obama will visit New Orleans on Aug. 27.
It will be their first encounter since Clinton formally launched her 2016 bid.
For first time since 1961, U.S. flag was raised in Havana.
The golfer in chief played a round with Alonzo Mourning and Ray Allen.
Opponents are blanketing TV airwaves with commercials attacking the nuclear deal.
The woman is facing domestic violence charges.
The president also took aim at the filibuster and money in politics.
“It’s a tragedy what’s happening,” Sununu said.
The first family's vacation at a seven-bedroom, nine-bathroom home will last until Aug. 23.
Press Secretary Josh Earnest said the lawmaker's stance “was not particularly surprising."
They are "two separate issues,” McConnell said.
Obama will argue that the decision facing Congress “should not even be a close call.”