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  • President Obama meets with Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour regarding the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill on Monday, June 14, 2010, at the U.S. Coast Guard Station in Gulfport, Miss. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

    Obama wants BP cash in escrow

    President Obama, still scrambling to take political control of the Gulf oil crisis, will demand this week that BP begin setting aside cash in escrow accounts to handle damages and turn over the handling of claims to an independent panel, White House officials said Sunday.

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