Obama briefed on oil spill

President Obama visits the Gulf Coast region affected by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill.

Oil sticks to the glove of a reporter in the Gulf of Mexico, about 17 miles off the coast of Pensacola, Fla., on Sunday, June 13, 2010. BP PLC sent a revised oil-capture plan for its leaking Gulf of Mexico well to the Obama administration as the government demanded an escrow account for damages claims related to the biggest petroleum spill in the nation's history. (Bloomberg News/Kari Goodnough)

Oil sticks to the glove of a reporter in the Gulf of Mexico, about 17 miles off the coast of Pensacola, Fla., on Sunday, June 13, 2010. BP PLC sent a revised oil-capture plan for its leaking Gulf of Mexico well to the Obama administration as the government demanded an escrow account for damages claims related to the biggest petroleum spill in the nation's history. (Bloomberg News/Kari Goodnough)

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