White House says 2012 nominee should nudge other contenders on policies now that he's out.
Press secretary Josh Earnest said the relationship is "bigger than any single diplomat."
Obama Thursday will press Republicans to approve a "clean" DHS funding bill.
Loretta Lynch impressed during her debut before Congress Wednesday.
Loretta Lynch will be the Senate GOP's first high-profile confirmation hearing.
Sen. John McCain, Rep. Nancy Pelosi and James Baker are in the delegation.
Obama intends to highlight U.S. support for kingdom with quick visit.
In his weekly address, the president strikes many of the same themes as State of the Union.
Former NBA all-star uses Jordan's music to introduce Obama.
Obama has found a surprisingly willing partner in new Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Oil prices spiked as much as 3 percent Friday but remained at their lowest point since 2008.
The president answered questions on topics ranging from the Castro regime to secret powers.
President predicts other states will follow successful efforts in Colorado and Washington.
"I don't want anybody being day care poor," the president said Thursday in Kansas.
Obama will name Brian Deese as his new senior adviser on climate.
"They know what has to happen," Biden said, expressing hope of finding common ground.
Jarrett says women get equal pay for equal work at White House.
Obama said the United States is ready to “turn the page” on recession and war.
“I hope not,” quipped Josh Earnest, referring to Sen. Joni Ernst’s famous line.