McCains, Palin Going to Region Threatened by Storm

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The new GOP ticket heads to Mississippi Sunday to check on preparations for Hurricane Gustav.

They’re traveling to Jackson at the invitation of Gov. Barbour.

Plus: Obama spoke with New Orleans Mayor Nagin, FEMA chief Paulison, Louisiana Sen. Landrieu and Lt. Gov. Landrieu, and placed a call to Gov. Jindal Saturday, reports TIME’s Jay Newton-Small.

Obama and Biden discuss Gustav and more in a Saturday evening press availability. Listen to it here.

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