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In this photo released by the White House, from left, Minn. Rep. Collin Peterson, N.D. Sen. Kent Conrad, President Barack Obama, N.D. Sen. Byron Dorgan and N.D. Rep. Earl Pomeroy review flood disaster coverage in North Dakota newspapers. White House photo by Pete Souza

As nation watches, President Barack Obama pledges flood support


The entire nation is tuning in to the flood fight here, including the president.

Barack Obama, moved by news and photos of the Red River Valley flooding, reassured his support Wednesday.

"The federal government, from the president on down, is aware of this fight being heroically made in the Red River Valley ... and throughout North Dakota," North Dakota U.S. Rep. Earl Pomeroy said. "They've committed (to help) wholeheartedly."

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