Politics

PHOTOS: Obama's First Glimpse of Oil Spill Effects

President Obama, Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen and Lafourche Parish President Charlotte Randolph inspect the conditions on Port Fourchon Beach in Louisiana, where protective booms have been set up to fight oil spill damage. (TV pool photo)

President Obama, Coast Guard Admiral Thad Allen and Lafourche Parish President Charlotte Randolph inspect the conditions on Port Fourchon Beach in Louisiana, where protective booms have been set up to fight oil spill damage. (TV pool photo)