Obama Praises Wash. Town Ravaged by Deadly Mudslide

President Barack Obama on Tuesday praised the strength of a small Washington town in mourning after a powerful mudslide took the lives of more than three dozen people about one month ago. He promised that “We’re not going anywhere, we’ll be there as long as it takes.” The president took an aerial tour of the one-square-mile of destruction that flattened homes and smothered trees. He also met with families of victims and first responders.

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