Obama's trip to Europe is to warn the Russian leader against interfering with Baltic states.
NSC says rescue launched when president was "confident it could be carried out successfully."
The press secretary jokingly defended Obama's surprising attire.
Obama said the administration is still crafting a strategy to counter Islamic militants.
"The president is determined to act where House Republicans won't," Josh Earnest said.
Obama’s plan to win international climate change accord is making vulnerable Dems nervous.
Business groups have reportedly presented the White House with a proposal.
Obama's visits to some states aren't comfortable for all Democrats.
President Obama has put My Brother’s Keeper at the center of his Ferguson response.
Officials have sowed confusion by giving different statements at different times.
Moves could come any day now on immigration reform and corporate inversions.
The review will also look at whether local police units are receiving proper training.
Amid criticism, spokesman says president appreciates the "gravity" of journalist's beheading.
Adviser Ben Rhodes warned of "additional costs" if Russia did not act.
The attorney general said "few things" have affected him as much.
It is the president's seventh round of golf during his Martha's Vineyard vacation.
The video depicts the execution of photojournalist James Foley by ISIS militants.
Biden will attend two events to help Gov. Dan Malloy, who is in a tough reelection fight.
Observers were left puzzled over why he came back in the first place.
Obama has no immediate plans to go to the city, but a trip has been discussed.