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Eric Cantor Disaster Aid

Amanda Terkel

Eric Cantor Pressed FEMA About Aid For His District As Agency Struggled For Funding | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Federal Emergency Management Agency officials have been busy convincing Congress to quickly fill its emergency aid coffers, as the agenc...

Jennifer Bendery

Nearly All Democrats Buck Vote In Protest Of Paying For Disaster Aid | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: 6 p.m. -- The House on Wednesday failed to pass a continuing resolution to keep the federal government funded past next week, a major defeat f...

Jennifer Bendery

House GOP Leaders Insist On Paying For Disaster Aid Upfront | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional leaders are gambling with the prospect of a government shutdown next week as they wait to see who will blink first in a fi...

Jennifer Bendery

Lawmakers Form Bipartisan Coalition To Speed Up Disaster Aid | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON – More than 30 House lawmakers banded together Thursday to form a new bipartisan coalition aimed at expediting disaster aid to areas hit ...

Amanda Terkel

'Brownie' Weighs In On Hurricane Irene | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) director Michael Brown wants federal emergency disaster aid to be offset by spending c...