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Obama visits flood-damaged Louisiana in show of support

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Standing amid piles of waterlogged debris, President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised a sustained national effort to rebuild flood-ravaged southern Louisiana “even after the TV cameras leave” on a visit aimed in part at stemming campaign-season criticism that he’s been slow to respond to the disaster. 715 more words

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Obama to meet slain officers' families during Louisiana tour

DENHAM SPRINGS, Louisiana — President Barack Obama — while on a trip to survey flood damage in Louisiana’s capital region on Tuesday — is expected to meet with relatives of three law enforcement officers who were shot dead in an ambush in Baton Rouge last month, a source with knowledge of the President’s schedule said. 301 more words

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States File Another Lawsuit Over Obama Transgender Rules

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AUSTIN (AP) – Texas and four other states are again suing the Obama administration over its efforts to strengthen discrimination protections for transgender people. 128 more words

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President Obama visits southern Louisiana

Fox News reports that President Obama landed Tuesday in southern Louisiana, arriving 10 days after the region was devastated by record flooding — after choosing not to cut short his Martha’s Vineyard vacation in spite of mounting criticism. 532 more words

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President Obama heads to Louisiana, politics follows close behind

WASHINGTON (MEDIA GENERAL) — President Obama will tour flood-damaged property and speak with survivors on the ground in Louisiana after an estimated 60,000 homes were damaged this month. 223 more words

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White House Says Feds Doing Their Part In Flood Response

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is making his first visit to flood-ravaged southern Louisiana as he attempts to assure the many thousands who have suffered damage to their homes, schools and businesses that his administration has made their recovery a priority. 575 more words

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