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Assessing Katrina's Wake

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Assessing Katrina's Wake

Assessing Katrina's Wake

Assessing Katrina's Wake

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Debra James cleans her gutted home in the Upper Ninth Ward in New Orleans, La. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption

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Several prominent members of Congress are touring the Gulf Coast nearly two years after Hurricane Katrina hit.

One of the group's leaders, House Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC), explains the trip's significance and their findings.