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The Christie Troubles: From Damage Control to Talk of Possible Impeachment

Dominic Carter | Posted 03.17.2014 | New York
Dominic Carter

How many of those governors do you think want Christie to come to their states now on their behalf? The good news for Christie? The Superbowl is now only weeks away, and that may take the focus away from bridgegate. Maybe, for a little while.

$200 Million In Sandy Aid Going To NY Groups

Newsday | Ridgely Ochs | Posted 09.24.2013 | New York

The state is making available $200 million in federal funds to health care, social services and mental health groups to cover expenses resulting from ...

Jason Linkins

New York Rep: Marco Rubio Is Playing Us For 'Suckers'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

When House Republican leaders yanked the Hurricane Sandy relief bill from the floor back at the beginning of January, the move didn't sit well with Re...

How Rockaway's 'Skid Row' Is Healing After Sandy

Posted 02.06.2013 | Impact

By Ray LeMoine, TakePart New York City was blessed with 11 miles of sand as its southeastern edge: The Rockaway Peninsula, one of the finest beache...

Congress and a Tale of Two Sandy's

Chris Williams | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics
Chris Williams

Where the conversation goes from here is any body's guess, but for the sake of the nation, it is time for Congress to start putting our country before their own political party.

Rand Paul Throws Down On Chris Christie

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) may talk tough when pressing Congress to act on disaster relief or criticizing the National Rifle Association's adv...

GOP Names Own Colleagues To House 'Hypocritical Caucus'

Bloomberg | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

The Colorado Republicans who voted unanimously this week against superstorm Sandy recovery funding did so in part because their state didn't get an op...

House Votes To Add $33.7 Billion To Sandy Relief

Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House has voted to add $33.7 billion to legislation to help victims of Superstorm Sandy, the late-October storm that was one of the...

Sandy Aid Nears Vote But Problematic Provisions Could 'Sneak' Through

Posted 01.15.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW MIGA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Northeastern lawmakers hoping to push a $50.7 billion Superstorm Sandy aid package through the ...

Using a Krauthammer to Pound the Needy

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 03.09.2013 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

I mean, seriously, Hurricane Sandy was a monumental national disaster of epic proportions -- and I'm not even exaggerating. How small, petty, mean-spirited, hurtful and inhuman do you have to be to not want to do everything you can to help?

Senate Passes Sandy Relief Measure

Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics

The Senate has passed a partial Sandy relief bill by unanimous agreement. A $9.7 billion bill to pay flood insurance claims from Sandy sailed throu...

House Passes Sandy Aid

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

The House of Representatives passed $9.7 billion in aid for Hurricane Sandy victims by a 354-67 vote on Friday. All no votes came from Republicans. Th...

Senators Say No To Storm Aid, After Their States Received It

THE NEW YORK WORLD | Posted 01.04.2013 | New York

In the acrimonious dispute unfolding in Washington over the Hurricane Sandy relief bill, one of the most contentious requests is for money to shore up...

Congress To Vote On Sandy Aid

Posted 01.04.2013 | Politics

By ANDREW MIGA, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — A $9.7 billion measure to pay flood insurance claims is set for a vote in Congress, boosting pr...

Jennifer Bendery

After Uproar, Boehner Makes Big Promises On Sandy Aid

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It was just Wednesday morning that lawmakers were lining up on the House floor to slam House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) for delaying ...

Amanda Terkel

John Boehner Yelled At GOP Congressman Over Sandy Aid

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) yelled at a member of his own caucus on Tuesday night, after lawmakers from New Jersey and New York ...

Luke Johnson

Christie Slams House Republicans On Sandy Aid

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) lit into House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and House Republicans Wednesday for not holding a vote o...

Christie, Cuomo Slam 'Inexcusable' Action

Reuters | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

Jan 2 (Reuters) - Governors Chris Christie of New Jersey and Andrew Cuomo of New York excoriated the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday for ...

Amanda Terkel

Furious Over Blocked Sandy Aid, King Warns Against Donating To House Republicans

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.) is going after his fellow House Republicans after party leaders pulled a Hurricane Sandy relief bill from a flo...

Senate Approves $60.4 Billion In Hurricane Sandy Aid

Reuters | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

* Passage could hinge on success of "fiscal cliff" deal * New York, New Jersey, Connecticut bore storm's brunt * Include...

Alice Hines

Gas Shortage Crippling Sandy Aid From Food Banks And Charities

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 11.03.2012 | Business

At 3 p.m. on the Friday after Hurricane Sandy hit New York City, the St. Jacobi church in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, was overflowing with boxes of water b...