Earlier in the day, the president will receive his daily and economic briefing and meet with senior advisers in the Oval Office.
Later in the afternoon, the president and the vice president will meet with General Raymond Odierno, Commanding General, Multi-National Force in Iraq, and U.S. Ambassador to Iraq Chris Hill. Mr. Obama and Biden will also meet with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates in the Oval Office. These meeting are closed press.
In the evening, the President and the First Lady will host an evening of poetry, music and the spoken word in the East Room. Here is more from the White House press office (all times Eastern).
9:45AM President Obama receives the Presidential Daily Briefing
10:05AM President Obama receives the Economic Daily Briefing
10:45AM President Obama meets with senior advisers
11:30AM President Obama participates in roundtable with business leaders to discuss cutting employer health care costs
2:25PM President Obama and Vice President Biden deliver remarks at a ceremony honoring Top Cops award winners
3:30PM President Obama and Vice President Biden meet with General Raymond Odierno and Ambassador Chris Hill
4:30PM President Obama and Vice President Biden meet with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates
7:45PM The president and first lady attend evening of poetry, music and the spoken word