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White House Confident Latest BP Effort Will Work

WASHINGTON (AP) - An adviser to President Barack Obama says the
administration is confident that BP's latest effort to contain the
oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico will work.

Adviser David Axelrod said on Sunday news talk shows that BP's
engineers are in "uncharted waters" when it comes to dealing with
the leak.

BP and Coast Guard officials hope weekend work to seal the
busted well with a new tighter-fitting cap can be completed in
three to six days. That work continued Sunday even as engeineers
work on a permanent relief weell.

Axelrod appeared on "Fox News Sunday" and ABC's "This Week."


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