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High Profile Names To Speak On RNC's First Full Day

Mara Liasson joins Melissa Block from Tampa to talk about Tuesday's speakers at the Republican national convention. Among them are Mitt Romney's wife Ann, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Rick Santorum.
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Judges Toss Out Texas' New Redistricting Maps

A federal appeals court has thrown out Texas' redistricting plan, barely two months before the November election. Carrie Johnson talks to Melissa Block about ruling.
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Gulf Coast Residents Brace For Hurricane Isaac

Debbie Elliott has spent the day driving along the Mississippi coast as people prepare for Isaac. The storm has dumped heavy rain across the area. She speaks with Audie Cornish from Gulfport, Mississippi.
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Remembering Katrina, Louisianans Prepare For Isaac

Melissa Block talks to Louisiana shrimp boat captain Acy Cooper about how he's preparing for Hurricane Isaac.
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New Orleans Says It's Ready For Hurricane Isaac

As Isaac comes ashore in Louisiana, its unrelenting winds and rains are punishing the parishes closest to the Gulf of Mexico. During Hurricane Katrina, Saint Bernard and Plaquemines were particularly hard hit.

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