Gov. Mitt Romney Visits Hurricane-Ravaged Louisiana; Obama Scrambles to Keep Up

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Here is raw video, from the AP, of Gov. Mitt Romney visiting hard-hit areas of Louisiana from Hurricane Isaac. Romney joined Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal in surveying the flooding and damage, along with his wife, Ann.



Romney changed his schedule this morning from a planned rally in Virginia with Paul Rayan to come to Louisiana. His visit appears to have worried the Obama Campaign enough that they have suddenly changed their plans in order to visit the area. Obama was to be in Ohio Monday to campaign, but has now canceled that appearance and will head to Louisiana…

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President Barack Obama was today forced to announce he will fly to storm-hit Louisiana on Monday – hours after Mitt Romney beat him to the punch by deciding to head there this afternoon.

After it emerged that Obama was still taking time to fit in a campaign stop in Cleveland, Ohio, before checking out how clean-up operations are proceeding in the Bayou state, the Obama campaign abruptly cancelled that event, though he will still hold a rally in Toledo, Ohio before heading south.

But the Republican presidential candidate touched down in the Hurricane ravaged state this afternoon – a full three days before Obama – touring the flooded areas around Lafitte and showing his support for local residents…

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