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The Tellez family is evacuated from their home after severe flooding following Hurricane Harvey in north Houston Aug. 29, 2017. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
The Tellez family is evacuated from their home after severe flooding following Hurricane Harvey in north Houston Aug. 29, 2017. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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Waters are still rising in parts of Texas as Tropical Storm Harvey continues to ravage the Gulf Coast. Federal and local agencies say they have rescued more than 13,000 people in the Houston area. The storm made landfall once again in Louisiana early Wednesday morning.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson talks with Rep. Pete Olson (@RepPeteOlson), a Republican congressman representing Texas' 22nd Congressional District, about the government's response.

This segment aired on August 30, 2017.

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