Superstorm Sandy

File photo of a sign acknowledging the presence of FEMA officials at a Sandy cleanup site in New York. (credit: Getty Images)

FEMA Defends Handling Of Sandy Flood Claims

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is defending its handling of Superstorm Sandy-related flood insurance claims following sharp criticism by New Jersey’s governor.

02/05/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie thanked President Obama for his quick response to Hurricane Sandy assistance. (Photo credit -- JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Gov. Christie Thanks President Obama For Quick Hurricane Sandy Response

Gov. Chris Christie is thanking President Obama for coming to New Jersey’s aid after Superstorm Sandy and remembering the 42,000 state residents still homeless since the Oct. 29 storm.

01/31/2013

Damaged rides and debris are strewn across Keansburg Amusement Park after Superstorm Sandy swept across the region, on Nov. 1, 2012 in Keansburg, N.J. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Obama Signs $50.5 Billion Superstorm Sandy Aid Bill

President Barack Obama has signed into law a $50.5 billion emergency measure for Superstorm Sandy victims.

01/29/2013

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Congress Passes $50.5B Bill for Sandy Victims

Congress is sending a $50.5 billion emergency relief measure for Superstorm Sandy victims to President Barack Obama for his signature.

01/28/2013

File photo of some of the wreckage as a result of Superstorm Sandy. (credit: Getty Images)

Congress Passes $50.5B Superstorm Sandy Aid Bill

Congress is sending a $50.5 billion emergency relief measure for Superstorm Sandy victims to President Barack Obama for his signature.

01/28/2013

File photo of the House of Representatives. (Photo credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

House GOP May Seek Short-Term Debt Limit Extension

House Republicans may seek a quick, short-term extension of the government’s debt limit, a move that would avoid an immediate default by the Treasury as the party seeks to maximize leverage in negotiations over spending cuts with President Barack Obama this spring, officials said Thursday.

01/17/2013

File photo of House Republicans discussing the aid package for victims of Superstorm Sandy. (credit: Getty Images)

Sandy Aid Package Of $50.7B Moving Toward House Votes

Northeastern lawmakers hoping to push a $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package through the House face roadblocks by fiscal conservatives seeking offsetting spending cuts to pay for recovery efforts as well as funding cuts for projects they say are unrelated to the Oct. 29 storm.

01/15/2013

Republicans are looking to trim expenses from the past from the billions being spent for Hurricane Sandy aid. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

GOP Looks To Eliminate Excess Spending In Sandy Aid Package

Conservatives and watchdog groups are mounting a “not-so-fast” campaign against a $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package that Northeastern governors and lawmakers hope to push through the House this coming week.

01/12/2013

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Congress To Vote On Superstorm Sandy Flood Aid

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.

01/04/2013

Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) speaks during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol.  (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Boehner Agrees To Sandy Aid Vote On Friday

Under intense pressure from angry Republicans, House Speaker John Boehner agreed Wednesday to a vote this week on aid for Superstorm Sandy recovery.

01/02/2013

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