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Obama and the oil spill
 
April 29 - Barack Obama, the US president, pledges "every single available resource" [GALLO/GETTY]
May 2 - Obama makes his first visit to the Gulf Coast [GALLO/GETTY]
May 28 - Obama's second tour of the Louisiana coast. "I am the president and the buck stops with me," he says [GALLO/GETTY]
June 5 - Obama's third visit to Louisiana. The US president brands the spill "brutally unfair" [GALLO/GETTY]
June 8 - Obama reacts to criticism over the US government's handling of the disaster, saying he needs time to look for "whose ass to kick" [GALLO/GETTY]
June 14 - Obama says the Gulf oil spill disaster "echoes 9/11" as his arrives in Alabama for his fourth visit [GALLO/GETTY]
June 15 - Obama gives his first televised address from the Oval Office vowing to make the oil giant pay and campaigning for a greener future [GALLO/GETTY]
June 23 - A new poll shows that Obama's job performance rating has dropped to the lowest level of his presidency - with 48 per cent saying they disapprove of his job performance [GALLO/GETTY]
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