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Romney tours New Orleans area to 'draw attention' to damage | NBCNews.com

In Louisiana, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney toured the New Orleans area, saying he wanted to understand the extent of devastation and "obviously to draw some attention ... so that people around the country know that people down here need help."

The White House earlier announced that President Barack Obama will tour damaged Louisiana areas on Monday. Jindal said he invited the president and that the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency had already visited.

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