WASHINGTON - AUGUST 27: U.S. President Barack Obama participates in a midday daily video teleconference led by FEMA to at the monitor the federal response Hurricane Irene at FEMA Headquarters August ... more 
WASHINGTON - AUGUST 27: U.S. President Barack Obama participates in a midday daily video teleconference led by FEMA to at the monitor the federal response Hurricane Irene at FEMA Headquarters August 27, 2011 in Washington, D.C. Irene, now a Category 1 hurricane, has made landfall in North Carolina on its way up the eastern seaboard. (Photo by Ron Sachs-Pool/Getty Images) less 
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