President Obama and his daughter
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President Barack Obama takes a dip in Gulf of Mexico

Barack Obama has taken a swim in the Gulf of Mexico in a bid to reassure Americans that the waters are safe despite the recent oil spill.

The US president is on holiday on Florida's Gulf Coast with his family and has also been spotted playing mini golf as he tries to get accross his message that the area is open for business.

Jane-Frances Kelly reports.

  • 15 Aug 2010
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