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Obama confident states and fed are ready for super storm

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WASHINGTON, D.C.- President Obama says he's confident state and federal governments have done all they can to prepare for Hurricane Sandy.

Obama says the super storm barreling up the East Coast will affect millions of people, and he is urging Americans to heed warnings.

 Obama spoke from the White House briefing room. He says the key is to make sure the public is following instructions to take precautions.

 A week from Election Day, the president says he's not worried about the impact of the storm on his re-election chances. He says  the Number one priority is to make sure lives are saved.

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