Watch live: New Orleans mayor holds presser on Isaac

By Kay Steiger
Tuesday, August 28, 2012 12:25 EDT
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New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu holds a news conference on Isaac, which has officially been upgraded to a category 1 hurricane status, on Tuesday.

President Barack Obama already declared a state of emergency in Louisiana on Tuesday morning and New Orleans is bracing for Isaac.

Update (8/24/12 at 12:25 p.m. Eastern): Reports have come in that Tropical Storm Isaac has officially been upgraded to a hurricane.

Watch live, broadcast on MSNBC on Aug. 28.

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Kay Steiger
Kay Steiger
Kay Steiger is the managing editor of Raw Story. Her contributions have appeared in The American Prospect, The Atlantic, Campus Progress, The Guardian, In These Times, Jezebel, Religion Dispatches, RH Reality Check, and others. You can follow her on Twitter @kaysteiger.
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