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Obama Visits California to See Effects of Drought

President Barack Obama arrived in Fresno, Calif., on the afternoon of Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, to discuss the impact of the drought.

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    President Obama greeted by Fresno Mayor Ashley Swearingin. Senators Boxer and Feinstein on the flight as well.

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    Air Force One is wheels down in Fresno.

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    Marines -- and what will be Marine One --awaiting the President's arrival here in Fresno. About 30 minutes away.

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    Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack was here earlier talking up the new federal aid that's been announced with this trip.

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    Air Force One carrying President Obama touches down at Fresno airfield, Feb. 14, 2014

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    Air Force One

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    Air Force One carrying President Obama taxis to a stop at Fresno airfield. The president was to tour the dry Central Valley and a farm and participate in a roundtable about California's severe drought, Feb. 14, 2014

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    Air Force One carrying President Obama taxis to a stop at Fresno airfield. The president was to tour the dry Central Valley and a farm and participate in a roundtable about California's severe drought, Feb. 14, 2014

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    President Obama on Air Force One in Fresno, Feb. 14, 2014

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    President Obama, California Sen. Dianne Feinstein arrive in Fresno for drought tour and roundtable discussion, Feb. 14, 2014

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    Marine helicopter carrying President Obama and other officials for tour of drought-stricken Central Valley, Feb. 14, 2014.

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    Marine helicopter carries President Obama on aerial tour of drought-stricken Central Valley, Feb. 14, 2014.

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    Marine helicopter carries President Obama on aerial tour of drought-stricken Central Valley, Feb. 14, 2014.

    Photo Courtesy of Fresno Bee
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    President Obama begins his comments as Governor Brown looks on.
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    President Obama begins his comments as Governor Brown looks on.
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    President Obama begins his comments as Governor Brown looks on.
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    President Obama and his team make their way to the gathering point.
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    Photo courtesy of Fresno Bee/John Ellis
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    A lone camera man takes aim as Marine One takes off.
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    photo courtesy of Fresno Bee/John Ellis
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    photo courtesy of Fresno Bee/John Ellis
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    Obama departs Fresno
    photo courtesy of Fresno Bee