A report suggested that the DNC chairwoman had fallen out of favor with the president.
"It's getting worse," said Obama. "It's spreading faster and exponentially.
Obama said the occasion should spark calls for "common-sense reforms."
Thirteen bids were narrowed to four sites in Chicago, Hawaii and New York City.
Justice is asking religious leaders to help identify people who might join ISIS.
Last year's barbecue was canceled much to the disappointment of members of Congress.
White House insists it can't use training program in Syria without congressional vote.
President Obama marks the 13th anniversary of 9/11 with a tribute to the survivors.
The former White House press secretary and the Arizona GOP senator feud on CNN over ISIS.
The White House wants authority for it to arm rebels added to a government-funding bill.
President Obama will detail how the White House will work with Congress “as a partner.”
A poll says 47 percent believe the U.S. is less safe than before 9/11.
They also discussed Ebola and Ukraine.
Obama is set to address the nation Wednesday, presumably regarding ISIS.
The White House decision to delay action has enraged immigration activists.
Cecilia Muñoz said Obama needs to wait "until the political season ends."
The president said, however, the disease's spread in Africa requires a U.S. response.
Obama said he will address the nation on Wednesday, vowing to "hunt down" the terrorists.
Obama is pushing back any executive action on immigration until after the November midterms.
He did not specifically commit to moving before the November elections.