The House has overwhelmingly approved $9.7 billion to pay flood insurance claims for the many home and business owners flooded out by Superstorm Sandy.
At last, the storm-racked Northeast is getting a House floor vote on billions in disaster relief aid for victims of October’s Superstorm Sandy, but only after a host of East Coast Republican lawmakers threatened a near mutiny against GOP Speaker John Boehner.
Jagger Sparks Controversy With Comment At Sandy Relief Concert: ‘If It Rains In London, You’ve Got To Come Help Us’
Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger made an insensitive remark during Wednesday night’s Sandy benefit concert at Madison Square Garden.
The nation’s lifelines — its roads, airports, railways and transit systems — are getting hammered by extreme weather beyond what their builders imagined, leaving states and cities searching for ways to brace for more catastrophes like Superstorm Sandy.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is obviously in the wrong business. He is becoming more of a television celebrity by the minute and getting much better reviews as a television performer than as governor.
There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.
Climate change is suddenly a hot topic again. The issue is resurfacing in talks about a once radical idea: a possible carbon tax.
Today, Republicans feel a combination of confusion, disbelief, and anger as to how a slim majority of Americans can possibly want four more years of the Obama administration in the White House. To many, it seems inconceivable that people want to take a chance on more of the same.
Barack Obama edged ahead of Mitt Romney in the final days of the presidential campaign, and Hurricane Sandy is being looked at as one of the major possible factors.
Potomac Edison says about 3,900 homes and businesses in Garrett County are still without power a week after Superstorm Sandy dumped up to 2 1/2 feet of snow in the far western Maryland mountains.