The unrelenting oil spill in the Gulf has finally been halted... for now. President Obama is expected to express cautious optimism about it when he makes in the Rose Garden at 9:30am. Watch Fox News Channel for live coverage or stay tuned online [foxlivestream].

After his remarks, Mr. Obama will head to Maine for the weekend for a mini-vacation with his family.

Here's what Vice President Biden is up to today:

In the afternoon, the Vice President will travel to Nashville, Tennessee, where he will visit the Grand Ole Opry to survey flood recovery and restoration efforts.

At 7:00pm, Mr. Biden will deliver the keynote remarks at the Tennessee Democratic Party’s annual Jackson Day dinner in Nashville.

The Vice President will then travel to Wilmington, Delaware.