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President Barack Obama is greeted by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer upon arriving at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson, Arizona, on Jan. 12, 2011 to attend the memorial event “Together We Thrive: Tucson and America” at the University of Arizona Tucson to support and remember victims of the mass shooting in Tucson. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Brewer to Press Obama About Status of Disaster Declaration Request for Fire That Killed 19 Firefighters

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer will ask President Barack Obama about the status of her disaster declaration request for the Yarnell Hill fire when the two meet at Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix Tuesday.