McCains, Palin Going to Region Threatened by Storm


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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