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WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama is visiting the Red Cross headquarters in Washington D.C. in the wake of Hurricane Sandy...developing...remarks to come. Obama also called mayors and governors all along the east coast hit by the storm.

Who was called, according to the White House...


North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue

Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley

Delaware Governor Jack Markell

West Virginia Governor Earl Ray Tomblin

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett

New Jersey Governor Christopher Christie

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee

Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin

New Hampshire Governor John Lynch


District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray

City of Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter

City of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg

City of Newark Mayor Cory Booker

Jersey City Mayor Jerramiah Healy

Atlantic City Mayor Lorenzo Langford

Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano

FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate

National Hurricane Center Director Dr. Rick Knabb

The President was joined in the Situation Room by Chief of Staff Jack Lew, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security John Brennan, Press Secretary Jay Carney, Deputy Chief of Staff Alyssa Mastromonaco, Deputy Assistant to the President for Homeland Security Richard Reed, White House Director of Intergovernmental Affairs David Agnew, Deputy Communications Director Jen Palmieri, and other senior members of the President's team.

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