Covering the White House and U.S. politics for Reuters
Mayor Rahm Emanuel is on hand to greet Pres Obama on his arrival in Chicago.
Obama will comment on the Ferguson decision at 10 pm EST
We're told Stevie Wonder did an impromptu concert with the Marine Band after receiving Presidential Medal of Freedom at the WH
McCain on Hagel: I know that Chuck was frustrated with aspects of the administration's national security policy and decision-making process.