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Does FEMA Have a Fatal Internet Fixation?

Wayne Anderson | Posted 01.07.2013 | Technology
Wayne Anderson

While it is true that the Internet is an important and vital tool when it comes to information distribution -- it should also be noted that it can prove problematic for the public to gain access when the power is off.

Alice Hines

Hungry Families Crowd Food Stamp Centers In NYC

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 11.06.2012 | Business

Kayla Noell was having a tough time even before the hurricane. The 21-year-old single mom uses the $526 in food stamps she receives each month to feed...

Lucas Kavner

Occupy Sandy Becomes 21st Century's Relief Organization

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 11.05.2012 | Green

As local leaders and citizens complain of FEMA and the Red Cross and general government absences in their own neighborhoods, independent and local vol...

David Wood

As Sandy's Fuel Crisis Eases, FEMA Gassing Up Only Emergency Vehicles

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With gasoline supplies returning to normal and gas stations reopening across the New York metropolitan area, federal authorities are now...

How Teens Were Affected By Hurricane Sandy

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.05.2012 | Teen

Hurricane Sandy left millions on the East Coast without power, damaged homes, and has claimed an estimated 113 lives so far. Businesses and schools we...

The Stormy Election

Susan Berger | Posted 01.05.2013 | Politics
Susan Berger

'Twas the week before the election, and all through the land / Things were not going exactly as planned / A storm more daunting than any we have ever seen / Suddenly made the political accusations toned down and less mean.

Why I Will Vote Tuesday and You Should Too

Joanne Tombrakos | Posted 01.05.2013 | Women
Joanne Tombrakos

There is only one thing that makes me crazy: When a woman says she may not vote.

Two-Faced Romney

Camille Rivera | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York
Camille Rivera

What makes Romney's most recent flip-flop so significant is that it shows us exactly how a Romney administration would handle a disaster situation in the United States -- haphazardly and from the sidelines.

Obama's Extended Federal Family Responds to Sandy

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

President Obama has said many times that he believes we all are our brothers' and sisters' keepers. We all have immediate biological families, but we all also belong to the American family. We share American experiences and values, privileges and responsibilities.

After Sandy, the Daily News Wants Romney

Theodore Hamm | Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics
Theodore Hamm

Accompanied by a headshot of a smiling Mitt, the Daily News endorsement stood in odd juxtaposition beside the paper's announcement of its newly formed Disaster Fund.

BOTH SIDES NOW: Did Sandy Hit Romney?

HuffPost Radio | Posted 11.05.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgSpitzer and Clarke debate whether the monster storm smashed not just the Metro region but Mitt too. They agree that 'extreme weather' won't be an issue in Ohio this time but will and should be one in 2013. And does 7.9 percent = 270+ electoral votes?

Don't Be Fooled by a Moderate Mitt

Jane White | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jane White

Unlike his father, George, Mitt forgoes principle for pursuing policies that pander to the lunatic right fringe in order to get the vote. And his choice of Paul Ryan, the Ayn Rand acolyte, for vice president, is downright frightening.

Eamon Murphy

A Slow Recovery In Gerritsen Beach

HuffingtonPost.com | Eamon Murphy | Posted 11.07.2012 | New York

Walking the streets of Gerritsen Beach, a peninsular neighborhood in southeast Brooklyn that was devastated by Hurricane Sandy, a visitor carrying a n...

Mitt Romney: Undecided Candidate for Undecided President

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

Dear undecided voter: If you are looking for a candidate who you can relate to, Mitt Romney is undoubtedly your man. Why? Because, like yourselves, he just cannot make up his mind.

Arthur Delaney

What's Next For Sandy Survivors?

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.04.2012 | Green

POINT PLEASANT, N.J. -- Heeding word that Hurricane Sandy would be a bad storm, Daniel McGee and his girlfriend Candy Lucky raised their belongings ab...

David Wood

FEMA Fuel AWOL For Sandy Survivors

HuffingtonPost.com | David Wood | Posted 11.04.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- After superstorm Sandy receded, the Federal Emergency Management Agency contracted for 24 million gallons of fuel, and has sent 230 fuel...

Romney Won't Lose Because Sandy Stopped Him -- He'll Lose Because Sandy Revealed Him

Christine Pelosi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

Red states, blue states, purple states -- Mother Nature doesn't care. She rippled through all of them with super-storm Sandy, exposing the true colors of all in her path.

Will Hurricane Sandy Push Florida to Obama?

Tom Pappalardo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Tom Pappalardo

Here is something to chew on for those worried that Obama will not get re-elected.

Amanda Terkel

Romney Adviser Admits FEMA Doing A Good Job Responding To Sandy

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ed Gillespie, a senior adviser to Mitt Romney's campaign, admitted on Sunday that the Obama administration is effectively responding to ...

Who Will Fox Blame When Obama Wins? Awk-ward!

Mark Green | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Mark Green

For four years, Fox has caricatured President Obama as a a teleprompted, golf-loving, incompetent alien with no record or integrity... so how will they explain Obama's victory to incredulous viewers?

How New Yorkers Are Helping After Hurricane Sandy

AP | JOCELYN NOVECK | Posted 11.03.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Normally on a Saturday morning, Erica Siegel, a 33-year-old real estate agent, would be working or taking a run. But this weekend found he...

Now, There's no Denying Climate Change

Chase Guttman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen
Chase Guttman

Climate change is one of the defining issues of my generation. The era that I'm growing up in, faces a predicament that couldn't have been foreseen a matter of decades ago.

What Climate-Driven Hurricane Sandy Teaches Us About Cooperation

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 01.02.2013 | Impact
Sarah van Gelder

Perhaps Sandy will tip the balance toward a vision that is, at its essence, patriotic -- built on our love for our country, and all the regions and people that make it up.

Republicans Cry Foul: Has a Higher Being Taken Sides Too?

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics
Miles J. Zaremski

The president is off the campaign trail and back where we expect him to be, leading the nation and millions of its citizens in the hopes that they will not suffer loss of life or limb, yet alone the expected billions in property damage and destruction that will inevitably occur.

Mitt Romney: "Cleaning Up Hurricane Sandy Is Like Cleaning Up After a High-School Football Game"

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Lawrence O'Donnell reported on Mitt Romney's comments regarding clean-up after Hurricane Sandy and said that in order to buff his own image as a disaster-relief specialist Romney compared the Sandy cleanup to... his experience cleaning up the field after a high-school football game.