President vacations in Gulf

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PEPLT007408" title="Barack Obama" href="/topic/politics/government/barack-obama-PEPLT007408.topic">President Barack Obama</a> takes a dip with his daughter, Sasha, at Alligator Point in Panama City Beach, Fla., on Aug.14. Obama visited the area to show support for tourism in a region still struggling due to the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVHST0000243" title="Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill (2010)" href="/topic/environmental-issues/environmental-pollution/water-pollution/deepwater-horizon-oil-spill-%282010%29-EVHST0000243.topic">BP oil spill</a> in the Gulf of Mexico.

( Pete Souza for the White House/Handout )

President Barack Obama takes a dip with his daughter, Sasha, at Alligator Point in Panama City Beach, Fla., on Aug.14. Obama visited the area to show support for tourism in a region still struggling due to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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