With fears of record flooding
in North Dakota and surrounding areas, last night the President signed a Major Disaster Declaration For North Dakota
. Today the President met with Senators and Representatives from North Dakota and Minnesota to discuss the situation.
(President Barack Obama meets Wednesday, March 25, 2009, at the U.S. Capitol with representatives from North Dakota and Minnesota, areas hard hit by flooding. With the President in front of a display of area news coverage are, from left, Rep. Collin Peterson, and behind him Sen. Amy Klobuchar, both of Minnesota, and Sen. Ken Conrad, Sen. Byron Dorgan and Rep. Earl Pomeroy, all of North Dakota. The White House / Pete Souza)