U.S. President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit storm-ravaged Louisiana today. (Google Images)

NBC New York is reporting that U.S. President Barack Obama is heading to Louisiana today to visit the region after Tropical Storm Isaac hit, leaving more than 160,000 people without power. Thousands of people also had to be evacuated from the region and seven deaths are being blamed on the storm. Mr. Obama will be addressing a United Auto Workers rally in Toleda, OH before heading to the storm ravaged region.  The President’s visit comes one day before the Democratic National Convention kicks-off in Charlotte, NC.

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