President Barack Obama jokes with Sen. Bernard Sanders, Ind-Vt., left, and Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md. following lunch with Senators in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Aug. 4, 2010.

President Barack Obama jokes with Sen. Bernard Sanders, Ind-Vt., left, and Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md. following lunch with Senators in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Aug. 4, 2010.

Town Hall with Young African Leaders

President Obama holds a town hall meeting with Young African Leaders from over 50 countries about the future of Africa in an interconnected world and the role of the United States as a partner with African nations. August 3, 2010.

8/3/10: White House Press Briefing

White House Press Briefings are conducted most weekdays from the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room in the West Wing.

President Barack Obama and personal aide Reggie Love stand in a hallway of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House after dropping by an African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) meeting, Aug. 3, 2010.

President Barack Obama and personal aide Reggie Love stand in a hallway of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building of the White House after dropping by an African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) meeting, Aug. 3, 2010.

President Barack Obama talks with kids attending a Let’s Move! tennis clinic on the South Lawn of the White House, Aug. 3, 2010.

President Barack Obama talks with kids attending a Let's Move! tennis clinic on the South Lawn of the White House, Aug. 3, 2010.

President Barack Obama talks with Members of Congress after signing the Fair Sentencing Act in the Oval Office, Aug. 3, 2010. Participants include, from left, Attorney General Eric Holder, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin, D-Ill., Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee, D-Texas, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-SC.

President Barack Obama talks with Members of Congress after signing the Fair Sentencing Act in the Oval Office, Aug. 3, 2010. Participants include, from left, Attorney General Eric Holder, Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., Senate Majority Whip Richard Durbin, D-Ill., Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee, D-Texas, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-SC.

President Obama: Ending Combat in Iraq

President Obama speaks to the national convention of Disabled American Veterans in Atlanta, GA about the upcoming end of combat operations in Iraq and his Administration’s pledge to honor our nation’s commitments and responsibilities to veterans. August 2, 2010.

The view from backstage as President Barack Obama addresses the Democratic National Committee finance luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Atlanta, Ga., Aug. 2, 2010.

The view from backstage as President Barack Obama addresses the Democratic National Committee finance luncheon at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Atlanta, Ga., Aug. 2, 2010.

People on an observation platform watch and wave as President Barack Obama arrives at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta, Ga., Aug. 2, 2010. The President was in Atlanta to speak at the Disabled American Veterans 89th National Convention.

People on an observation platform watch and wave as President Barack Obama arrives at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta, Ga., Aug. 2, 2010. The President was in Atlanta to speak at the Disabled American Veterans 89th National Convention.