The president made a statement to the press on the administration's plans to pursue gun policy changes in the wake of the Newtown tragedy. Vice President Joe Biden will spearhead the effort.
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks about preparations for Hurricane Sandy during a briefing at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Monday, October 29, 2012. Forecasters say the massive storm is feared to transform into a super storm if it merges with an Arctic jet stream as it moves inland. It it expected to hit shore in southern New Jersey late Monday night. UPI/Joshua Roberts/Pool