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Obama Makes 'Heckuva Job' Jab

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 12.06.2013 | Politics

MSNBC host Chris Matthews asked President Barack Obama what he had to say about growing skepticism on the part of the American people during a Thursda...

Obama To Boehner: Just Let Congress Vote

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.07.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama challenged House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) Monday to prove that he didn't have the votes to pass a "clean" continuing resol...

Obama Thanks FEMA For Work During Government Shutdown

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 12.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is thanking workers at the Federal Emergency Management Agency for doing their jobs under "les...

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 ...

Sam Stein

Obama Steps Up Sandy Response

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Before hitting the campaign trail for his final swing before the election, President Barack Obama on Saturday stopped by the headquarter...

Emily Swanson

Most Support Federal Disaster Relief: Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Swanson | Posted 11.01.2012 | Politics

A new HuffPost/YouGov poll finds that a large majority of Americans think the federal government should help provide assistance to those impacted by n...

After Sandy

Rob Delaney | Posted 12.30.2012 | New York
Rob Delaney

As I looked at these pictures of the babies being evacuated, I had a depressing thought. What are the financial situations of these babies' parents? Are they poor? Do they have insurance? Are they on Medicaid?

Jennifer Bendery

Hurricane Sandy: Obama Pivots From Candidate To Commander In Chief

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The last thing President Barack Obama wants is to screw up his response to a storm as massive and devastating as Hurricane Sandy, partic...

Obama Receives Fresh Hurricane Update From Advisers, Visits FEMA

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.27.2011 | Politics

(AP/The Huffington Post) WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has gotten a fresh update on Hurricane Irene from his emergency management team. He'...

Republicans Praise FEMA Changes Under Obama

AP | BEN EVANS and BECKY BOHRER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — As a presidential candidate, Barack Obama pledged to right the wrongs he said bogged down efforts to rebuild the Gulf Coast after H...

Fixing The Responder, Ignoring the Cause?

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Shearer

FEMA was the poster child for federal incompetence, according to the consensus media narrative of the New Orleans flooding disaster. But the true poster child was and is the US Army Corps of Engineers.